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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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Science, liability, and restraint asphyxia (redux) Dr. Darrell L. Ross - Legal Issues and Concepts

Science, liability, and restraint asphyxia (redux)

Instituting a risk-management approach can help an agency defend against an allegation of wrongful sudden death - Full Story

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2 Alaska officers killed, triggering standoff

The shooting leaves the town of Hoonah, population 800, with just one officer - Full Story

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Calming the storm: Law enforcement and dueling rallies

Calming the storm: Law enforcement and dueling rallies

If you look around America today you'll see a polarization occurring — contrasting demonstrations are rallying at the same times, in the same places.

When a rally can become a riot, police officers are the men and women in the middle of two groups with differing opinions. Cops are tasked with protecting demonstrators’ right to assemble while maintaining peace in the community.
 

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Use-of-force training in trying times Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Use-of-force training in trying times

Like small, entrepreneurial, businesses, smaller police departments are sometimes best able to pioneer innovative training - Full Story

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Was the NOPD told to shoot looters after Katrina?

The accounts of orders to "shoot looters," "take back the city," or "do what you have to do" are fragmentary - Full Story

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Man fights with Denver PD on bridge (Full version)

This is the complete video of an incident on a bridge in Denver between a man and the police. According to a P1 member, the prior version was edited by the man's lawyer.
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Ron Avery: Principles of a Shooting Grip Secure - Login Required

PoliceOne Senior Editor, Doug Wyllie meets with Ron Avery of the Practical Shooting Academy to discuss the three principles of a shooting grip. Ron demonstrates how to build a proper grip in order to increase all your shooting skills for a lethal course encounter.

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Despite 'no-snitch' rule, cops clear cases Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Despite 'no-snitch' rule, cops clear cases

Police officers show indomitable spirit in the face of adversity — not just citizens and victims who won't help them, but increasingly brazen attacks on cops - Full Story

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Drunk woman goes wild on cops

A woman arrested in a DUI in Florida puts up a fight with members of the Pasco County Sheriff's office. She continues to protest even after her friend tries to calm her down.
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Coping with the aftermath of a suicide by cop Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Coping with the aftermath of a suicide by cop

Whether an SBC incident arises spontaneously out of the anger and panic of the subject, or it is pre-planned, the officer involved has to deal with the aftermath - Full Story



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