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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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News

Border Patrol restricts agents' use of force

Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher directed border agents not to step in front of moving vehicles, nor to use their bodies to block them, in order to open fire at drivers - Full Story

Columns

Why your use-of-force model may be flawed (and how to fix it) Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Why your use-of-force model may be flawed (and how to fix it)

Use-of-force models based on continuum / scale / ladder / escalator designs often fail to take into account the “totality of the circumstances” perceived by the officer - Full Story

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Why your use-of-force model may be flawed (and how to fix it)

Why your use-of-force model may be flawed (and how to fix it)

Use-of-force models based on continuum / scale / ladder / escalator designs often fail to take into account the “totality of the circumstances” perceived by the officer. - Full Story

News

Homeland Security reviewing border use of force

Homeland Security reviewing border use of force

Secretary Jeh Johnson has been reviewing the rules about when border agents can use their guns since he took office in December - Full Story

News

Federal gov won't charge Mich. officers in fatal shooting

The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, U.S. attorney's office and the FBI reviewed results of a criminal probe by state police - Full Story

Videos

Fla. suspect lunges at officer while firing gun

Suspect suddenly pulled a handgun when Officer Ryan Thompson confronted him next to a street-side bus.

News

Video: Fla. domestic violence suspect lunges at officer, opens fire

Suspect suddenly pulled a handgun when Officer Ryan Thompson confronted him next to a street-side bus - Full Story

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Border Agent attacked with rocks, kills suspect

Agent said he was hit in the head with a rock and fired at least twice in fear for his life - Full Story

Videos

Video: Support grows for Idaho cop involved in dog shooting

Supporters say dog would still be alive if it had been properly kenneled.

News

Video: Support grows for Idaho cop involved in dog shooting

Supporters say dog would still be alive if it had been properly kenneled - Full Story



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New York Tactical New York Tactical
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The Winning Mind The Winning Mind
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