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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
June 09, 2008
The Snubnose: The little gun that could… Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

The Snubnose: The little gun that could…

When I started out more than 90 percent of all police officers carried a revolver for a sidearm. No,... - Full Story
May 05, 2008
Court backs officer’s TASER use Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Court backs officer’s TASER use

This month I’ll share an interesting court case and also alert you to revised TASER warnings that... - Full Story
April 09, 2008
Shot doesn't always equal dead Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Shot doesn't always equal dead

By Dick Fairburn Well, it happened. Hopefully, you prepared yourself for this eventuality and realized... - Full Story
February 27, 2008
What the new study of shootings of unarmed suspects means to you Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

What the new study of shootings of unarmed suspects means to you

Part 2 of a 2-part series [Editor’s note: In Part 1 we reported on a ground-breaking new study by researcher... - Full Story



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Use of Force Columnists

Bringing the Street to the Range Bringing the Street to the Range
with Bill Campbell
Topics & Tactics for Law Enforcement Topics & Tactics for Law Enforcement
with Scott Buhrmaster