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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 14, 2014
'Rocking' the cops: Assault by any other name is still assault Thane Gallagher - Patrolling the Border

'Rocking' the cops: Assault by any other name is still assault

Police professionals know about the consequences of even small head wounds — none of which are pleasant — but Border Patrol agents may know best about a rock’s impact with the head - Full Story
March 05, 2014
Why your use-of-force model may be flawed (and how to fix it) Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Why your use-of-force model may be flawed (and how to fix it)

Use-of-force models based on continuum / scale / ladder / escalator designs often fail to take into account the “totality of the circumstances” perceived by the officer - Full Story
February 03, 2014
Researchers want ER docs to focus more on Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Researchers want ER docs to focus more on "excessive" force claims

A newly published study that calls for ER doctors to give more attention to complaints from injured suspects... - Full Story
November 04, 2013
Scientific probe challenges alleged danger of prone positioning and hog-tying Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Scientific probe challenges alleged danger of prone positioning and hog-tying

The tactic of “proning out” and “hog-tying” a combative suspect has taken repeated... - Full Story
June 26, 2013
A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years

Keeping cop killers out of jail, active shooters in schools, and other issues I've covered during my five years (so far) at PoliceOne - Full Story
May 29, 2013
Use of force: How much is enough? Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

Use of force: How much is enough?

How efficient, effective, use of force can reduce injuries to both suspects and officers - Full Story
May 23, 2013
PoliceOne Roundtable: Using simulators in law enforcement training (part two) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

PoliceOne Roundtable: Using simulators in law enforcement training (part two)

We connected with four of the top industry experts in the area of police simulators, and got their thoughts on the challenges, solutions, and future prospects for this continually-developing technology - Full Story
May 16, 2013
Making the case for police training programs Ken Hardesty - Excellence in Training

Making the case for police training programs

Following the outcome of this case, Denver Police Department rapidly became — and continues to be — a model agency for both simulation training as well as live-fire perishable-skills training - Full Story
May 16, 2013
Maximizing use-of-force simulators in law enforcement training Ken Hardesty - Excellence in Training

Maximizing use-of-force simulators in law enforcement training

In order to maximize efficiency and deliver the highest quality training to our personnel, I believe simulator programs should include several, equally-important components - Full Story



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10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Topics & Tactics for Law Enforcement Topics & Tactics for Law Enforcement
with Scott Buhrmaster