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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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Lawmaker may seek fed oversight of Calif. cops

Lawmaker may seek fed oversight of Calif. cops

Rep. Maxine Waters claims that Inglewood police have a 'vague' use-of-force policy - Full Story


TASER adds mobile phone monitoring tool to its arsenal

AFPLAS VEGAS — Stun gun maker TASER wants to help parents, not with jolts of electricity but with... - Full Story


Use of force on Maine teen leads to lawsuit

Parents claim excessive force although a state probe cleared the officer - Full Story


When it's time to shoot, shoot

Denver police officer Kevin Ford used reasonable force when he shot and killed a man walking through... - Full Story


Minn. man, police K-9 dead after 16-hour standoff

Star TribuneHAM LAKE, Minn. — A Ham Lake man was found shot to death in his house Thursday after... - Full Story


Colo. police fatally shoot suspected kidnapper

Colo. police fatally shoot suspected kidnapper

Associated PressFORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Colorado man suspected of kidnapping his former fiancee... - Full Story


Minn. park police face excessive force suit

A mother whose son was killed by police in 2004 is accusing two park police officers of breaking her other son's arm - Full Story


No charges against Calif. cop who kicked suspect

Associated PressLOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County prosecutors have decided no charges will be filed... - Full Story

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