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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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Prevailing in the Courtroom

Attorney Laura Scarry talks about use of force and reports.

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Video: Suspect killed at Calif. Carl's Jr.

Officers fired on a man who wouldn't drop a weapon resembling a crowbar or an ax - Full Story

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Ga. man killed after ramming patrol cars

Christopher Kenney, 24, had oustanding warrants and was being sought in connection with a string of burglaries and car thefts - Full Story

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Lawsuit against ex-cop in TASER case is settled

The city of Minneapolis paid $75k in March 2010, plus $45k in attorney's fees - Full Story

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TASER alarmists call devices 'urban terrorism'

Spokesman: A study examining Canadian police officers' TASER use is "woefully out of touch" with the realities law enforcement faces - Full Story

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City set to pay $525k for autistic teen hit by police

Under a settlement advanced tuesday by a City Council committee, $525k would go to the family of 16-year-old Oscar Guzman - Full Story

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Mo. police fatally shoot man brandishing handgun

Police say at first an officer thought a bullet penetrated his pants leg - Full Story

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Feds stepping up excessive force cases

'Pattern and practice' investigations are on a steep upswing, according to a review of Justice Department statistics - Full Story



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Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts
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