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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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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

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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

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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

In-depth News

News from ILEETA 2011

News from ILEETA 2011

ILEETA is a law enforcement training conference held annually in Chicago. Several of our writers and our Senior Editor Doug Wyllie were there this year. Don't miss out on the training offered in these stories. - Full Story

Columns

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

News

Two N.O. officers found guilty in beating death

Williams faces a maximum sentence of life in prison; Moore could get up to 25 years in prison - Full Story

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How to avoid criminal charges by planning ahead

How to avoid criminal charges by planning ahead

It’s not enough anymore that you be right in your force applications — you also have to be able to explain why you were right - Full Story



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