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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.
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Shot doesn't always equal dead Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Shot doesn't always equal dead

By Dick Fairburn Well, it happened. Hopefully, you prepared yourself for this eventuality and realized ... - Full Story

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Beware the "one device fits all" policy in use-of-force continuum

By Sgt. Ozzie Holshouser Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Police DepartmentThe past 20 years has provided... - Full Story

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What the new study of shootings of unarmed suspects means to you Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

What the new study of shootings of unarmed suspects means to you

Part 2 of a 2-part series [Editor’s note: In Part 1 we reported on a ground-breaking new study by researcher Tom Aveni on why and under what circumsta... - Full Story

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Use-of-force law and its impact on muzzle position Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

Use-of-force law and its impact on muzzle position

Recently, some P1 members questioned the legalities surrounding a situation where an officer points a ... - Full Story

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Test Your “Excessive Force” I.Q.
Answer sheet

Provided by Americans for Effective Law Enforcement Are you and the courts in agreement about what constitutes... - Full Story

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Factors that influence the use of force in a correctional institution Gary T. Klugiewicz - Klugie's Corner

Factors that influence the use of force in a correctional institution

Both police and correctional personnel use force to maintain order, keep people safe, and enforce th... - Full Story

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Officer Survival: Use-of-Force

I’ve hesitated to write about the use-of-force for two reasons: 1) I am not currently an active... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Crime-fighting can be exhilarating, but beware of the rush Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

Crime-fighting can be exhilarating, but beware of the rush

By Lt. Jim Glennon, Lombard, IL (ret.)One aspect of law enforcement that is almost impossible to sufficiently describe to civi... - Full Story

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How to ensure use of force is Ken Wallentine - Law Enforcement and the Law

How to ensure use of force is "reasonable and necessary" and avoid claims of excessive force

Ask a dozen people when "reasonable and necessary force" to effect an arrest or detention b... - Full Story



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