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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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December 31, 2012
Newtown shooting: The elephant in the room Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Newtown shooting: The elephant in the room

Anti-social behavior, mental illness, and an obsession with “paying back” society for wrong doing seems to be the pattern for these active shooters - Full Story
December 28, 2012
2012 in Review: 12 lasting impressions Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

2012 in Review: 12 lasting impressions

To say that this has been a difficult year is an understatement of impossible proportion - Full Story
December 28, 2012
2012 in Review: Enough is enough Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

2012 in Review: Enough is enough

As you reflect on the past 12 months and plan for the upcoming year, ask yourself life’s most powerful question - Full Story
October 10, 2012
The UC pepper spray case and the punch-in-the-nose test Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

The UC pepper spray case and the punch-in-the-nose test

You don't want to put tax payers' money in the pockets of people who break the law, do you? - Full Story
September 19, 2012
Use of force: Do you agree with the chiefs? Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Use of force: Do you agree with the chiefs?

The Police Executive Research Forum recently held a 'summit' of law enforcement leaders to discuss current issues regarding use of force - Full Story
August 02, 2012
Street-smart use of force: Beyond verbal martial arts and into brain research Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Street-smart use of force: Beyond verbal martial arts and into brain research

The deputy was ill equipped to deliver the death message with no training in that terrible task. When... - Full Story
July 02, 2012
Video evidence: Conflict and controversy Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Video evidence: Conflict and controversy

Dash-cams. TASER-cams. Pocket-cams. Jail-cams. Sally-port-cams. Cell-phone videos. Security videos. TV... - Full Story
June 01, 2012
Lessons learned from an Ohio SBC incident Chris Cerino - Firearms Training: Fundamentally Sound

Lessons learned from an Ohio SBC incident

Is your 'tactical toolbox' a mess or is it organized with your favorite tool right on top, ready to use? - Full Story
May 30, 2012
Use of force: Downfalls of the continuum model Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Use of force: Downfalls of the continuum model

Because it's impossible for any continuum model to provide for an entire set of circumstances in each very unique situation, a "force options" model is the optimal policy alternative - Full Story
May 23, 2012
Machete takedown: A NY cop's good shoot Hayley Hudson - Stories from the Beat

Machete takedown: A NY cop's good shoot

'There were no loopholes, no loose cannons — everything was done by the book' - Full Story



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