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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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Officer sentenced for 'assaulting suspect'

Michael Singleton, 43, is ordered to serve 18 months in county jail and three years probation.By Matt... - Full Story

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Houston police shooting video released

Police killed man who claimed to be a CIA agent; records show he also had 2003 run-in with officersRelated... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Utah firefighter said "come get me" before standoff

Related articles: Utah police to review deadly force in standoff SWAT shootings raise policy questions... - Full Story

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Philly police cleared in New Year's shooting

Related article: Philly police shootings to be investigatedBy MaryClaire Dale Associated PressPHILADELPHIA... - Full Story

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Texas chief prohibits TASER use against suspects on drugs

New policy only applies to officers that have "firsthand knowledge" that the suspect is on... - Full Story

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Phillip Pitts: Baton Use in Close Quarters Secure - Login Required

Defensive Tactics Expert Phillip Pitts give you tips on how to improve your empty hands techniques by effectively using your baton: an innovative take on using an old tool in a new way.

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Two Mass. departments say less lethal options are sometimes the most appropriate

Ed Note: In the below article, Worcester police Chief Gary J. Gemme says about less lethal options that... - Full Story

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TASER incidents in the news Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

TASER incidents in the news

I want to call your attention to a few significant TASER incidents in the news. The object is to take a ... - Full Story

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Tom Munsey: Good Report Writing for TASER

One of the most important, but often neglected, aspects of utilizing our force options is report writing. Tom Munsey of the Albuquerque, NM Police Department talked with Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith about effective documentation in a use of force situation, and how the way you write your report today can make or break your case, both criminally and civilly, for years to come.

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LAPD Use of Force Review


Duration: 04:14

Topics: Officer Involved Incidents, Use Of Force, Cool Stuff



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