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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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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

Videos

Lock Bumping 101 - Bump Keys

This video will show you the techniques used to bump a lock.
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Videos

How Lock Bumping Works

The first thing you'll need to open a specific lock is the bump key. Understand that not just any bump key will do. A bump key must be made for that specific model and brand of lock. It is not a master key that will open any lock, but rather a key that fits in the lock but will not open it under normal conditions.
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Photos

Angry MLB fan hit with TASER, baton

Angry MLB fan hit with TASER, baton

Video posted to YouTube shows two officers hitting a reportedly drunken and combative man with a TASER and then striking him at least six times with a baton while onlookers chanted. 'Feared for our safety'

News

Video: Combative baseball fan hit with baton, TASER

Man was arrested at the Pirates game and charged with four misdemeanors, including public drunkenness and resisting arrest - Full Story

Columns

Shooting center mass: Shooting to kill or to stop? Roy Bedard - Learning from the Experience

Shooting center mass: Shooting to kill or to stop?

In part one of this three-part series, PoliceOne Contributor Roy Bedard examines the oft-used mantra in police deadly force training: "We don’t shoot to kill. We shoot to stop." - Full Story

Columns

P1 First Person: How to effectively review and adjudicate use of force tactics PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: How to effectively review and adjudicate use of force tactics

By Scott L. Sargent Los Angeles Police DepartmentThe use of force by police in a modern society is a seriou... - Full Story

Columns

Clearing up misconceptions about legal standards for police use of force Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Clearing up misconceptions about legal standards for police use of force

It has been said many times that a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Along that same li... - Full Story

Columns

Ethical dilemmas cops face daily Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

Ethical dilemmas cops face daily

The impact of human factors upon individual performance must coincide with timely and fair discipline — both in a positive and a negative sense - Full Story



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