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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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Will to Win: Lance Shipman (Part 2)

Imagine being engaged in a violent physical confrontation and then all of a sudden, you find yourself looking down the barrel of your own firearm! And to make matters worse, an angry crowd is shouting for your assailant to shoot... Less than an hour later, Corporal Shipman was in the back of an ambulance. Certainly the worst was over, but Lance's recovery was just beginning. In part two of this three-part series, hear the Corporal reflect on the many lessons to be learned, both tactically and emotionally.

News

"Don’t tase me, bro!" To apply a TASER or not?

...that is the question By Dave Grossi Upon first blush, you might think this column concerns itself... - Full Story

Columns

New study ranks risks of injury from 5 major force options Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

New study ranks risks of injury from 5 major force options

From Force Science News [Note: See below for information on the next Force Science Certification Course]How would you r... - Full Story

Tips

Baton carries: A visual deterrent

The impact weapon is one of the oldest force options for an officer, and provides the officer with a... - Full Story

Columns

The Snubnose: The little gun that could… Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

The Snubnose: The little gun that could…

When I started out more than 90 percent of all police officers carried a revolver for a sidearm. No, th... - Full Story

Columns

Court backs officer’s TASER use Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Court backs officer’s TASER use

This month I’ll share an interesting court case and also alert you to revised TASER warnings th... - Full Story

Columns

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

News

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

Columns

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

Columns

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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