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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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Calif. officer cleared for shooting man who rammed cruiser

By Richard Brooks Press-EnterpriseSAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A San Bernardino police officer acted... - Full Story


Colo. deputy uses TASER on 'out of control' child

By Nick Bonham Pueblo ChieftainPUEBLO, Colo. — An "out of control" 10-year-old foster... - Full Story


Officer Benjamin Kelly: The mindset to win a split-second confrontation Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Officer Benjamin Kelly: The mindset to win a split-second confrontation

Maurice Clemmons’ body was probably still warm when I started getting text messages and e-mails fr... - Full Story


San Diego officers justified in killing rampage suspect

Associated PressSAN DIEGO — The San Diego County district attorney has ruled that three police... - Full Story


TASER used to break up fight in Tenn. high school

By Jacqueline Koch and Kelli Gauthier Chattanooga Times Free PressHAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. — Two... - Full Story


Calif. police to pay $97,500 in use-of-force settlement

San Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE, Calif. — Amid mounting allegations of excessive police force, San... - Full Story


Ark. officer who used stun gun on combative girl fired

By Jill Zeman Bleed Associated PressLITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The police officer in a small Arkansas... - Full Story


Lone Seattle officer fatally shoots suspect in officers' deaths

By Gene Johnson The Associated PressSEATTLE — The man suspected of gunning down four police officers... - Full Story


N.J. rules too tight for stun gun use

Glouscester County TimesGLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J. — Though New Jersey has become the last state in... - Full Story


Editorial: BART officer acted properly, but media didn't

By Steve Gray Guest Commentary Contra Costa TimesSAN FRANCISCO — As a gratefully retired police... - 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.)
Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts
with Force Science Institute