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Use of Force

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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November 17, 2006
Use of force caught on tape: What's next? Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Use of force caught on tape: What's next?

By Greg Meyer, PoliceOne columnist Sponsored by TASER The Hollywood Division officers “caught on tape”... - Full Story
July 31, 2006
Suspect acting strange? Trust your instincts Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

Suspect acting strange? Trust your instincts

You've seen the story over and over again: An officer makes a traffic stop, expecting it to be just a... - Full Story
June 26, 2006
Hands-on versus nonlethal weapons Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Hands-on versus nonlethal weapons

by Greg Meyer This month's article was inspired by an excellent newspaper article by journalist Mike... - Full Story
May 19, 2006
Nonlethal weapons: Early use means fewer deaths and injuries Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Nonlethal weapons: Early use means fewer deaths and injuries

by Greg Meyer The aggressive use of available nonlethal weapons early in standoff confrontations predictably... - Full Story
May 01, 2006
Nonlethal or Less-Lethal: Does it matter? Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Nonlethal or Less-Lethal: Does it matter?

by Greg Meyer The controversy simmers, and it is not a new one. I remember serious discussions at LAPD... - Full Story
April 05, 2006
Special Force Science series: Why shooting to wound doesn't make sense scientifically, legally or tactically Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Special Force Science series: Why shooting to wound doesn't make sense scientifically, legally or tactically

Part 1 of a 2-part Force Science News series Recently, national media reported that a New York state... - Full Story
March 27, 2006
Nonlethal force: What's up? Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Nonlethal force: What's up?

It is an honor to join PoliceOne.com! As I retire from my career with the Los Angeles Police Department,... - Full Story
March 03, 2006
When is enough enough? Reconciling the use of force Major Steve Ijames (ret.) - Less Lethal Options for Today's LE Challenges
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When is enough enough? Reconciling the use of force "coercion/custody" dilemma

It is a fact of life that police officers use force on a regular basis. Most involves tools, tactics,... - Full Story
January 25, 2006
High performance shooting: The head shot Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

High performance shooting: The head shot

By Ron Avery - President, Director of Training The Practical Shooting Academy, Inc. In any discussion... - Full Story
September 23, 2005
The 4th Amendment and deadly force Law Officer Magazine - Tactics, Technology and Training for Today's Law Enforcement Professional

The 4th Amendment and deadly force

Officers don’t have to exhaust all available force options By Laura L. Scarry Click here to subscribe... - Full Story



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