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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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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
February 22, 2008
Use-of-force law and its impact on muzzle position Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

Use-of-force law and its impact on muzzle position

Recently, some P1 members questioned the legalities surrounding a situation where an officer points a... - Full Story
February 07, 2008
Factors that influence the use of force in a correctional institution Gary T. Klugiewicz - Klugie's Corner

Factors that influence the use of force in a correctional institution

Both police and correctional personnel use force to maintain order, keep people safe, and enforce the... - Full Story
September 26, 2007
Crime-fighting can be exhilarating, but beware of the rush Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

Crime-fighting can be exhilarating, but beware of the rush

By Lt. Jim Glennon, Lombard, IL (ret.)One aspect of law enforcement that is almost impossible to sufficiently... - Full Story
September 05, 2007
How to ensure use of force is Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

How to ensure use of force is "reasonable and necessary" and avoid claims of excessive force

Ask a dozen people when "reasonable and necessary force" to effect an arrest or detention... - Full Story



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