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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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Witness does '180,' vindicates Wash. cop

Officer James J. Lee was charged with assault for kicking a teen inside a convenience store - Full Story

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Cop 'reckless' in unarmed man's NY shooting

The disciplinary proceeding follows a 2008 non-jury trial at which three officers were acquitted of criminal charges - Full Story

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Video: Police shoot man with assault rifle near Occupy protest

New video shows Houston police shooting 21-year-old Joshua Twohig near where Occupy protesters were gathered - Full Story

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Police shoot Ga. woman stabbing her child

Two officers drew their service weapons and ordered the woman to drop a knife - Full Story

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Restraining kids: 'No easy answer'

Restraining kids: 'No easy answer'

After a 7-year-old autistic boy was handcuffed at his Albuquerque elementary school following a 3-hour outburst, authorities debated appropriate ways to handle violent children. - Full Story

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Restraining kids: 'No easy answer'

Educators face tough challenges when trying to keep a child - and others - safe during violent outbursts - Full Story

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Toronto officer faces sentence for testicle grab

Evidence presented in court suggested the driver was suspected of being involved in drug activity - Full Story

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NYPD cop intervenes in scuffle on flight

An off-duty New York City police officer subdued and handcuffed an intoxicated passenger - Full Story

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Maine cop fatally shoots veteran

Suspect reportedly suffered from PTSD, lunged at the officer wielding a knife - Full Story

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UC-Davis police chief now on leave

UC-Davis police chief now on leave

After a viral video circulated of officers using pepper spray to quell a crowd of protesters - gathered on a University of California campus and associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement - two were placed on administrative leave. A day later it was announced that the police chief would join them. - Full Story



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