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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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Nev. police officer saves mother threatened by son with knife

By Antonio Planas Las Vegas Review-JournalLAS VEGAS — An officer fatally shot a male juvenile who... - Full Story

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Panel of civilians suspend Texas cop for arresting reporter

By Daniel Borunda El Paso TimesTEXAS — An El Paso police officer who arrested KVIA reporter Darren... - Full Story

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Why history makes the case for less lethal Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Why history makes the case for less lethal

Earlier this year, six stories involving police use of electronic control devices were published in Th... - Full Story

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Controversy over police presence at G-20 protests

Controversy over police presence at G-20 protests

By Michael Rubinkam Associated PressPITTSBURGH — Police used all the nonlethal tools at their disposal... - Full Story

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Motor patrol: Bringing the street to the range Bill Campbell - Bringing the Street to the Range

Motor patrol: Bringing the street to the range

Not all cops are the same, not all environments are the same, and not all gunfights are the same, ye... - Full Story

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Cops investigated in alleged beating of Boston firefighter, cover-up

By Jessica Van Sack Boston HeraldBOSTON — A Boston firefighter who alleged police brutality after... - Full Story

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G-20 opponents, police clash on Pa. streets

G-20 opponents, police clash on Pa. streets

By Daniel Lovering and Michael Rubinkam Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Police threw canisters of... - Full Story

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Husband-wife officer team nab shooting suspect

By Sean Maher Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND, Calif. — The two Oakland Housing Authority officers involved... - Full Story

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Ill. officer defends handcuffing, dragging nurse

By Frank Main Chicago Sun-TimesCHICAGO — A Chicago Police officer today apparently defended his... - Full Story

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Facing civil litigation with a winning mind Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Facing civil litigation with a winning mind

Officers face the fight with a mindset to win every confrontation — it’s refreshing when t... - Full Story



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Use of Force Columnists

Police Limit Comic Strip Police Limit Comic Strip
with Garey McKee
Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement
with Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.)