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Use of Force

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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Cops hit naked woman with TASER after kick to groin

Woman was throwing items at car windows, according to the police report - Full Story

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Video shown in Ill. cop's baton-brutality trial

Ex-Streamwood cop James Mandarino is accused of unnecessarily beating motorist Ronald Bell 15 times with a metal baton - Full Story

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Church shooting: The heroism of Jeanne Assam

On December 9, 2007 a 24-year-old gunman named Matthew Murray launched a brutal assault on the parishioners of the New Life Church in Colorado Springs (Colo.) that left two innocent victims dead. Because of the quick actions of a former police officer from Minnesota named Jeanne Assam, that number could easily have been much, much higher. Assam explains in a new video segment produced by the PoliceOne Video Team for the PoliceOne Academy that she very nearly decided to not go to church that day. However, on the morning of the shooting, she saw a headline on her computer indicating that two young people were murdered at a training center for Christian missionaries some 70 miles away in the Denver suburb of Arvada. The headline shook her.
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Lightfield Less Lethal Breaching Rounds Demo

In this Demo, the 12-gauge metallic lock cutting round and 12-gauge non-metallic lock cutting rounds are used for breaching doors and disabling a vehicle.
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Video: WWE wrestler's physical jaywalking arrest in Ohio

Said it was so crowded that some people were forced to walk in the street - Full Story

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Using the reverse wrist twist takedown

In this video tactical tip, PoliceOne Contributor and renowned police defensive tactics trainer Joe Ferrera speaks about and demonstrates the two axis — circles of movement — involved in the proper execution of the reverse wrist twist takedown.

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A box full of intervention options

Don’t fall back on an escalating step-by-step process for the use of force. Instead, use a tool box. On your waist you have all of your options and you can use any one of them anytime you see fit. It’s up to you as an officer to make the immediate threat assessment and withdraw whatever tool you deem suitable.
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New era, new rules

Times are changing in law enforcement, according to P1 Columnist Gary Klugiewicz. As a new era is ushered in, cops must stop reacting and start responding. Proper response requires that you remain alert, be decisive and have a preplanned practice and response. If you don’t, you’re likely to get popped. Click the video below for three ways you can be prepared.
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Rodney King, 20 years later

Rodney King, 20 years later

Twenty years ago today, what would have been a traffic stop escalated into a high-speed chase that ended with the filmed beating of Rodney King. The video was aired on the news that evening, changing policing forever.
Video: 'No animosity'

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Rodney King beating changed LAPD forever

In an interview with CNN, King said he has "no animosity" toward cops - Full Story



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