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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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Ala. officers fired for beating caught on tape

Associated PressBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Five Birmingham police officers were fired Wednesday for beating... - Full Story

Columns

A proper use of force report — protection against liability Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

A proper use of force report — protection against liability

Officers rarely have to use force when dealing with subjects. A 1996 Bureau of Justice Statistics’ pr... - Full Story

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Civil rights trial starts for N.Y. cop

By Jim Fitzgerald Associated PressWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Jurors at a policeman's civil rights trial... - Full Story

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Conn. woman sues police, says officer broke her arm

By Christine Dempsey Hartford CourantEAST HARTFORD, Conn. — A woman has filed a brutality lawsuit... - Full Story

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Calif. officer who kicked suspect owns clothing line that glorifies gang life

Calif. officer who kicked suspect owns clothing line that glorifies gang life

By Ben Baeder and Daniel Tedford San Gabriel Valley TribuneEL MONTE, Calif. — The police officer... - Full Story

Tips

Speed cuffing

In today’s PoliceOne video tactical tip, trainer Larry Jackson offers a step-by-step demonstration... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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L.A. sheriff to decide if kicking suspect was excessive use of force

By Andrew Blankstein and Richard Winton Los Angeles TimesEL MONTE, Calif. — The decision by an... - Full Story

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Mo. mom accused of using child to block TASER

Associated PressHANNIBAL, Mo. — Police said a northeast Missouri mother used her 1-year-old child... - Full Story

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Calif. pursuit ends with officer kicking suspect

By Thomas Watkins Associated PressLOS ANGELES — A high-speed police chase through suburban Los... - Full Story

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Crowd attacks Texas police after fatal shooting

Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas — An angry crowd threw rocks and bottles at police in riot gear in... - Full Story



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Use of Force Columnists

Police Limit Comic Strip Police Limit Comic Strip
with Garey McKee
Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement
with Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.)