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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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TASER advises cops not to aim at suspect's chest

TASER advises cops not to aim at suspect's chest

By Robert Angelen Arizona RepublicSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The maker of TASER stun guns is advising... - Full Story

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N.M. reserve officers prohibited from arrests, traffic stops

By T.J. Wilham Albuquerque JournalALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque's reserve police officers will... - Full Story

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Trigger weight, performance, and safety Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Trigger weight, performance, and safety

One of the questions I am often asked is what weight trigger is optimal for a law enforcement or CCW fi... - Full Story

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Police invite scrutiny of racial profiling

Police invite scrutiny of racial profiling

By Kevin Johnson USA TodayDENVER, Colo. — By the time police Sgt. Robert Motyka responds to the... - Full Story

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You shot an unarmed suspect? Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

You shot an unarmed suspect?

If you grew up on John Wayne and Roy Rogers movies like I did, you understand the Code of the West. Th... - Full Story

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Fla. sergeant injured, man killed in shooting

By Sofia Santana and Rachel Hatzipanagos South Florida Sun-SentinelFLORIDA — An early morning shooting... - Full Story

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Texas cop not disciplined in deadly TASER incident

Associated PressFORT WORTH, Texas — The police officer who used a Taser on a mentally ill man who... - Full Story

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Animal hoarder allegedly uses TASER on trooper

Associated PressFARMINGTON, Maine — A 65-year-old Maine woman was jailed for allegedly assaulting... - Full Story

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S.C. teen fatally shot after stabbing officer

Associated PressCONWAY, S.C. — A coroner says a South Carolina police officer shot and killed a... - Full Story

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Ark. officer forced to use stun gun on brother

Associated PressCONWAY, Ark. — Authorities said a Vilonia police officer involved in a fracas at... - Full Story



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with Gary T. Klugiewicz
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