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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 mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

July 20 pursuit ended with police smashing the windows of a vehicle and an accidental discharge of one of their service weapons.

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Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

After police trapped the driver between their cars, he refused to exit his vehicle, responding to officers with a “faraway stare” - Full Story

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Nev. officer stabbed, suspect killed

Police approached a suspicious man on a bicycle early in the morning when the incident occurred.

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Nev. officer stabbed, suspect killed

Police approached a suspicious man on a bicycle early in the morning when the incident occurred - Full Story

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Ill. cop fired after fatally shooting dog

Chief said the officer reported that while attempting to coax the dog back into the house, the dog growled and approached him in a threatening manner - Full Story

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Officials: Vest saved cop in NYC shootout

Officials: Vest saved cop in NYC shootout

Det. Mario Muniz, 45, was hit in the upper-right chest area by one of Mozdir's bullets, but it was stopped by his bullet proof vest - Full Story

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NYPD Commissioner: Stop interfering with arrests

William Bratton said Monday that people captured on video appearing to interfere with arrests are making it harder to apprehend suspects and should stop meddling - Full Story

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Man killed, off-duty Chicago officer wounded during struggle

An off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed a man after being shot in the arm during a struggle early Monday - Full Story

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Suspect dead, 2 marshals, cop wounded in NYC shootout

The suspected sex offender was recently profiled on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh - Full Story

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Hawaii mayoral candidate wants TASERs outlawed after fleeing arrest

Maui mayoral candidate Beau Hawkes executed a face plant in the street while attempting to elude an officer in an episode that went viral.



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