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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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June 06, 2011
Curriculum development for law enforcement: Pedagogy versus Andragogy Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Curriculum development for law enforcement: Pedagogy versus Andragogy

Part One: The theory of multiple intelligences recognizes that not everyone learns information the same way and that training must be provided in several different ways to accommodate the various learning styles - Full Story
April 28, 2011
P1 First Person: The investigation and review following deadly force incidents PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: The investigation and review following deadly force incidents

By Sgt. Mike Nevin San Francisco Police Department“I have neither the time nor the inclination... - Full Story
April 22, 2011
Shooting center mass: The dangers of denial Roy Bedard - Learning from the Experience

Shooting center mass: The dangers of denial

In the third and final part of this three-part series, PoliceOne Contributor Roy Bedard looks at police deadly force training in the United States - Full Story
April 21, 2011
Clearing up (even more) misconceptions about legal standards for police use of force Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Clearing up (even more) misconceptions about legal standards for police use of force

Two weeks ago, I examined several statements regarding the legal standards and limitations of a law enforcement... - Full Story
April 15, 2011
Shooting center mass: I'm told we kill everyone... Roy Bedard - Learning from the Experience

Shooting center mass: I'm told we kill everyone...

In part two of this three-part series, PoliceOne Contributor Roy Bedard recalls a discussion he’d had with a police trainer in the Czech Republic - Full Story
April 08, 2011
Shooting center mass: Shooting to kill or to stop? Roy Bedard - Learning from the Experience

Shooting center mass: Shooting to kill or to stop?

In part one of this three-part series, PoliceOne Contributor Roy Bedard examines the oft-used mantra in police deadly force training: "We don’t shoot to kill. We shoot to stop." - Full Story
April 07, 2011
P1 First Person: How to effectively review and adjudicate use of force tactics PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: How to effectively review and adjudicate use of force tactics

By Scott L. Sargent Los Angeles Police DepartmentThe use of force by police in a modern society is a... - Full Story
April 07, 2011
Clearing up misconceptions about legal standards for police use of force Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Clearing up misconceptions about legal standards for police use of force

It has been said many times that a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Along that same... - Full Story
April 06, 2011
Ethical dilemmas cops face daily Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

Ethical dilemmas cops face daily

The impact of human factors upon individual performance must coincide with timely and fair discipline — both in a positive and a negative sense - Full Story
January 31, 2011
The 'conspiracy of safety' continues Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

The 'conspiracy of safety' continues

Only in Stephen King novels does the tractor actually turn on the farmer and try to kill him, but we run toward the shots — it's what crime fighters do - Full Story



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