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Use of Force

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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News

Video: Fla. dept releases video to refute 'excessive force' claims

The officer says he feared the man was reaching for a weapon, so he forcefully pulled him out of the car - Full Story

News

2 Philly cops shoot, kill suspected drug dealer

The 20-year-old suspect pulled a large-caliber revolver from his waistband and pointed it at the officers - Full Story

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Cellphone video shows physical arrest, TASER use

It appears to show a San Diego police officer striking a man during a physical struggle - Full Story

Columns

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

Photos

IHOP scuffle with Ga. cops hits YouTube

IHOP scuffle with Ga. cops hits YouTube

In the cell-phone video, a woman can be seen placing her hand on an officer and yelling that she hadn’t done anything. Shortly after she makes contact, the officer throws a punch and takes her to the ground.
Video: Onlookers chime in

News

Video: IHOP scuffle with Atlanta cops hits YouTube

Shortly after a woman makes contact with the officer, he throws a punch and then attempts to detain her as she resists - Full Story

Columns

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

Exclusives

Misconceptions about legal standards for police use of force

Misconceptions about legal standards for police use of force

It is generally unwise to take one part of a particular Circuit Court of Appeal decision and try to overly apply them to all future cases as some sort of one-size-fits-all template. - Full Story

Columns

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 officer’s use of force. The curre... - Full Story

Exclusives

New TASER X2: A preloaded backup shot

New TASER X2:
A preloaded backup shot

A TASER reload may not be done quickly under stress, which is why the X2 has that second shot ready, among other features - Full Story



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