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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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Calif. police shoot man damaging cruisers with hatchet

The suspect was also shooting at cruisers and refused to drop his gun - Full Story

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Ore. shooting prompts questions over police interview lag time

Second fatal Portland police shooting renews question of why it takes so long to interview officer involved - Full Story

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Lawsuit claims NJ police impose a quota system

Claim alleges that officers who don't make enough arrests are punished - Full Story

Columns

What does the Bryan v. City of Coronado decision mean? Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

What does the Bryan v. City of Coronado decision mean?

Officers must understand the seriousness of their actions after a use-of-force incident — it's critical to write a report that clearly articulates the threat - Full Story

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Maine man throws hot coffee at cop before foot chase

The officer was forced to use a TASER three times and draw his handgun to subdue the suspect - Full Story

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ACLU 'disturbed' by L.A. police shooting

Family members say that officers shot an autistic, unarmed man - Full Story

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NY deputy fatally shoots lunging man

The suspect tried to attack the officer by throwing concrete at him - Full Story

Columns

P1 Photo of the Week: Experiencing the effects PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Experiencing the effects

All Seminole, Fla. police officers are required to "experience the effects" of a TASER prior to becoming an operator. Thi... - Full Story

In-depth News

Jury says New Orleans cops didn't violate journalists' rights

Jury says New Orleans cops didn't violate journalists' rights

A federal jury rejected allegations that New Orleans police unlawfully arrested two men who were videotaping them along a Carnival parade route in 2007. The cameramen argued that the police department has a habit of arresting or threatening people who videotape or photograph officers, but the courts ruled that officers had probable cause for arrest. - Full Story



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