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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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News

2 Calif. cops charged in homeless man's death

Fullerton police officers were charged in the death of 37-year-old Kelly Thomas - Full Story

Photos

Video: Ark. courthouse rampage footage released

Video: Ark. courthouse rampage footage released

Officers were justified in fatally shooting a gunman who entered a western Arkansas courthouse and opened fire on workers, a county prosecutor said. Struck down

News

Firing process begun for Omaha cops in arrest video

Cops involved in the arrest have a hearing scheduled early next week - Full Story

Columns

True confessions of a plaintiff’s expert Dave Grossi - Tactics & Training

True confessions of a plaintiff’s expert

Part One: The names of the officers and their agencies have been altered, but the details and states where the testimony took place are accurate - Full Story

Videos

Holstered Retention from Control Concepts

Stopping a suspect from taking your gun when it's in the holster.

News

Pa. man wins $269 in police lawsuit

Robert Rucker had been seeking at least $75,000 in punitive damages - Full Story

News

Deputy not punished for grabbing man's testicles

Deputy who grabbed a man's testicles to subdue him was using reasonable force - Full Story

Columns

Limitations of the solo-officer 'dual force' tactic Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Limitations of the solo-officer 'dual force' tactic

Part Two: The most obvious disadvantage to solo-officer “dual force” deployments is that humans just don’t perform multiple tasks well at the same time, especially under stress - Full Story

Columns

Deployment of the solo officer ‘dual force’ tactic Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Deployment of the solo officer ‘dual force’ tactic

Part One: The below article is not intended to advocate for or denounce against “dual force” tactics — only to explore some of the positives and negatives of it - Full Story



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Use of Force Columnists

Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement
with Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.)
New York Tactical New York Tactical
with NYTOA – The New York Tactical Officers Association