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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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Ask, tell, TASER: A review of a recently released video

Ask, tell, TASER: A review of a recently released video

On June 30, 2009, Marin County deputies arrested 64-year-old Peter McFarland after hitting him with a TASER in his home. - Full Story

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Ask, tell, TASER: A review of a recently released video Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

Ask, tell, TASER: A review of a recently released video

The recent release of a TASER-Cam video of a 64-year-old man being TASERed by Marin County deputies in... - Full Story

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Video: Seattle PD investigates cop who kicked teen

The plainclothes officer is shown on a convenience store video kicking a 17-year-old boy in the groin - Full Story

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Calif. teen kills 2, raids police department

The suspect fatally shot two men and injured one woman before an officer hit him with a TASER as he broke into the PD - Full Story

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1 officer fired, 3 suspended in man's shooting

The officer who fired the lethal shot said he thought the man was reaching for a weapon - Full Story

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Illegitimi non carborundum! Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Illegitimi non carborundum!

After a suspect tried to wrest one cop’s duty weapon from its holster, his backup shot the suspect, ending the confrontation — but the fight was still on, in the courts, in the legislature, on the Internet - Full Story

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NM woman hit with TASER sues city again

The second suit alleges use of excessive force by Taos police officers - Full Story

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When a cop throws a punch to the face Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

When a cop throws a punch to the face

The use of body weapons is an important part of any defensive tactics training, but there are some downsides to consider - Full Story

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NH cops hit scantily clad man with TASER after DUI

While being evaluated inside an ambulance the man became combative and assaulted a female EMS worker - Full Story

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Analysis of the BART cop's 2-year prison sentence

Analysis of the BART cop's 2-year prison sentence

Defense counsel Mike Rains said after the sentencing that he blames the Alameda County DA for prosecuting an obvious accident as a murder case. - Full Story



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