Home  >  Topics  >  Use of Force  > Page 143
Use of Force

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.
Main News Columns Videos Photos


Judge won't back down from excessive force decision

Officers acted reasonably under the totality of circumstances, Assistant City Attorney Stephanie Griffin said in court documents, and should be granted qualified immunity - Full Story


Mother of man killed by Border Patrol sues

A police report shows that officers were responding to a tip about a car loading drugs when they tried to stop a pair near the US-Mexico border - Full Story


Video: Officer suspended for kicking man

Canadian officer Kent Rice is a 12-year police veteran - Full Story


Attorney launches probe in teen killed by Calif. police

Police said the officer stopped two teens and one took off running - Full Story


Arbitrator rules to reinstate Neb. officer fired over arrest video

Decision was rooted in a 1989 US Supreme Court case ruling that a police officer's use of force is permissible if it is "objectively reasonable" - Full Story


Video: 3 officers hurt in arrest of Pa. man

One officer suffered a neck injury and two others had cuts and bruises after a struggle on a Philadelphia street - Full Story


Ariz. police fatally shoot bat-wielding man

Caller reported a man behaving erratically outside a city pool - Full Story


Video: NJ admits unreasonable force in 2009 arrest

Officer involved wrote in report that the subject did several things to provoke a forceful response - Full Story

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Use of Force Columnists

Police Limit Comic Strip Police Limit Comic Strip
with Garey McKee
Klugie's Correctional Corner Klugie's Correctional Corner
with Gary T. Klugiewicz