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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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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

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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

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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

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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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Colo. cops pepper-spray angry 8-year-old boy

The boy threw a violent tantrum at his elementary school and tried to stab officers with a piece of wooden wall trim - Full Story

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Calif. soccer game arrest hits YouTube

Calif. soccer game arrest hits YouTube

San Diego police are reviewing an incident in which an officer at a Mexico vs. Venezuela soccer match struggles with an intoxicated fan and slams his head on the ground. 49-second video

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Video: Soccer game arrest hits YouTube

The man, whose head is slammed on the ground, said he was drunk and didn't want to leave the stadium - Full Story

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Ala. arrest video stirs controversy

Ala. arrest video stirs controversy

A man who had allegedly taken keys from an "unmarked car" was walking away from police with his hands raised when the undercover officers made contact from behind. Stolen gun found

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Video: Force questioned in physical Ala. arrest

Report says the suspect received cuts to the face and elbow, but there was "minimum force required" - Full Story



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