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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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March 20, 2009
Countering terrorist teams, part 3: The second wave response Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Countering terrorist teams, part 3: The second wave response

Editor's note: Two weeks after the attacks in Mumbai, India—in which fewer than a dozen militants... - Full Story
February 23, 2009
Point of domination Tony Blauer - SPEARtips: Close Quarter Tactics with Tony Blauer

Point of domination

By Tony TorresWhile training in the S.P.E.A.R. System you will hear this phrase day in and day out. It... - Full Story
February 23, 2009
Overkill training mentality Tony Blauer - SPEARtips: Close Quarter Tactics with Tony Blauer

Overkill training mentality

By Tony BlauerThe overkill mind set is probably the most critical concept we embrace in our training.... - Full Story
January 09, 2009
In humor, there is truth Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

In humor, there is truth

The development of Internet email has been a huge boon to the passing of endless reams of jokes. Some... - Full Story
January 07, 2009
Zen and the gunfighter Jeff Hall - Zen and the Gunfighter

Zen and the gunfighter

Gun carriers, whether armed professionals or competitors, all argue about what is best. Which stance,... - Full Story
January 06, 2009
BART shooting raises issue of TASER confusion Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

BART shooting raises issue of TASER confusion

Ed Note: As additional facts come to light in the officer-involved shooting in Oakland, Calif. on New... - Full Story
December 10, 2008
Mumbai: A warning for U.S. Law Enforcement Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Mumbai: A warning for U.S. Law Enforcement

Ed Note: Two weeks ago, less than a dozen militants held at bay some 800 well-trained police for 60 hours,... - Full Story
October 20, 2008
Putting terms in your terminology John Bowden - On Language, Communication, and Leadership

Putting terms in your terminology

Ed. Note: John Bowden retired from the Orlando Police Department in 1994 and presently is the founder... - Full Story
September 15, 2008
TASER incidents in the news Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

TASER incidents in the news

I want to call your attention to a few significant TASER incidents in the news. The object is to take... - Full Story
July 23, 2008
New study ranks risks of injury from 5 major force options Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

New study ranks risks of injury from 5 major force options

From Force Science News [Note: See below for information on the next Force Science Certification Course]How... - Full Story



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