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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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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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IACP Special: Are officer-involved shooting videos the next hot-button issue? Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

IACP Special: Are officer-involved shooting videos the next hot-button issue?

After a rapid-transit officer kicked up a public dirt storm by shooting an unarmed passenger during a ... - Full Story

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No excessive force in use of TASER, Minn. judge rules

The Minnesota LawyerMINNESOTA — A plaintiff could not recover damages for the use of excessive... - Full Story



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