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The Use of Force topic provides news, information and training on one the most commonly discussed areas in law enforcement training programs. Shooting skills and defensive tactics are critical to keeping officers alive out of harm's way. We cover all subjects—nothing is taboo in this discussion.
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October 06, 2010
Science, liability, and restraint asphyxia (redux) Dr. Darrell L. Ross - Legal Issues and Concepts

Science, liability, and restraint asphyxia (redux)

Instituting a risk-management approach can help an agency defend against an allegation of wrongful sudden death - Full Story
August 27, 2010
Use-of-force training in trying times Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Use-of-force training in trying times

Like small, entrepreneurial, businesses, smaller police departments are sometimes best able to pioneer innovative training - Full Story
August 06, 2010
Despite 'no-snitch' rule, cops clear cases Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Despite 'no-snitch' rule, cops clear cases

Police officers show indomitable spirit in the face of adversity — not just citizens and victims who won't help them, but increasingly brazen attacks on cops - Full Story
July 23, 2010
Coping with the aftermath of a suicide by cop Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Coping with the aftermath of a suicide by cop

Whether an SBC incident arises spontaneously out of the anger and panic of the subject, or it is pre-planned, the officer involved has to deal with the aftermath - Full Story
July 14, 2010
6 key ways your lawyer should 'advocate' for you after a shooting Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

6 key ways your lawyer should 'advocate' for you after a shooting

Each day until a final resolution after an OIS, there is an increasing emotional burden on the involved officer and on all the other officers in the agency - Full Story
July 05, 2010
Use of force from a patrol supervisor's point of view Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Use of force from a patrol supervisor's point of view

A supervisor has the difficult job of winning the loyalty and trust of his officers, while also ensuring that laws and policies are followed when force is used - Full Story
June 28, 2010
Ensuring relevant training after a use-of-force incident Scott Sargent - The Street As I See It

Ensuring relevant training after a use-of-force incident

Looking at, and learning from, LAPD use-of-force policy and adjudication procedure changes over the past few years - Full Story
May 07, 2010
Reviewing and analyzing police use of deadly force Terrence P. Dwyer, Esq. - Police Liability and Litigation

Reviewing and analyzing police use of deadly force

As long as the facts known to the officer at the time of their decision to use force were objectively reasonable, then the use of force will be lawful - Full Story
May 05, 2010
Facing your mortality after a deadly-force incident Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Facing your mortality after a deadly-force incident

One police officer’s 5 lessons learned from a harrowing “triple whammy” incident in Hillsboro (Ore.) - Full Story
April 19, 2010
Product Review: Top training programs Lindsey J. Bertomen - Police Products

Product Review: Top training programs

Effective programs start with strong, consistent philosophies - Full Story



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