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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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Dallas police kill knife-wielding teen attacking his family

The first responding officer was met by the suspect holding two knives in the front yard of a house - Full Story

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Vandalism, looting after vigil for Mo. man in OIS

Vandalism, looting after vigil for Mo. man in OIS

A candlelight vigil for an unarmed man who was fatally shot by police turned ugly, with crowds looting and burning stores, vandalizing vehicles and taunting officers - Full Story

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Police-mayor tensions mount over in-custody death

Police-mayor tensions mount over in-custody death

Police have become increasingly at odds with Mayor Bill de Blasio over the appearance he is taking sides against them after the death of a suspect last month - Full Story

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Mo. crowd after fatal shooting: 'Kill the police'

Mo. crowd after fatal shooting: 'Kill the police'

The fatal shooting of a teenager by police sent hundreds of angry residents out of their apartments Saturday - Full Story

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Detroit officer dragged, man dead after fleeing traffic stop

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the officer, "fearing for his life," fired one shot from his gun - Full Story

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Plan draws back feds' monitoring of Detroit police

The Justice Department and the city of Detroit have asked a judge to scale back federal monitoring of the city's police department - Full Story

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Calif. standoff ends in shooting of man waving gun

San Diego police Wednesday shot and wounded a gun-waving man who may have wanted to commit "suicide by cop."

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Video: Calif. standoff ends in shooting of man waving gun

San Diego police Wednesday shot and wounded a gun-waving man who may have wanted to commit "suicide by cop" - Full Story

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Police commissioner: NYC mayor is 'very pro-cop'

City's top law enforcement official went on a media blitz Friday to deny that the in-custody death of a black suspect shows that police are singling out minorities - Full Story

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Calif. police kill suspect after baby stabbed to death

Violent incident left the baby's mother critically wounded and the suspected assailant shot dead.



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