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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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Video: Calif. cops shoot gunman after he rams cars, carjacks woman

Video: Calif. cops shoot gunman after he rams cars, carjacks woman

Gunman leading police on pursuit smashed into cars, veered into oncoming traffic, stole a vehicle and ran down a crowded street before officers shot him - Full Story

Videos

Sniper kills Austin man who opened fire on police helicopter

27-year-old Sawyer Flache opened fire on the helicopter as it arrived – resulting in a 30 minute standoff.

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Sniper kills Austin man who opened fire on police helicopter

Sniper kills Austin man who opened fire on police helicopter

27-year-old Sawyer Flache opened fire on the helicopter as it arrived – resulting in a 30 minute standoff - Full Story

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Suspect kills self, bullet hits W.Va. police chief

Chief Don Quinn was struck in the elbow after the suspect shot himself in the head - Full Story

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Mo. attorney general urges changes to deadly force law

Missouri's attorney general proposed Friday that it be illegal for police to use deadly force unless a suspect committed a violent felony or poses a serious threat to others - Full Story

Exclusives

Are you forgetting a crucial element in use-of-force training?

Are you forgetting a crucial element in use-of-force training?

Every officer must know the U.S. Supreme Court holding in Graham v. Connor, but it is equally important that officers know their specific state statutes concerning use of force. - Full Story

Videos

Texas cop cleared in fatal OIS, body cam released

36-year-old Johnny Joseph Martinez confronted officers – threatening them with a chair and multiple knives as police attempted to take him into custody.

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Video: Texas cop cleared in fatal OIS, body cam released

Video: Texas cop cleared in fatal OIS, body cam released

36-year-old Johnny Joseph Martinez confronted officers – threatening them with a chair and multiple knives as police attempted to take him into custody - Full Story

News

Holder: Use debate on police force to aid relations

Holder: Use debate on police force to aid relations

Attorney General Eric Holder called for the dialogue at a meeting with politicians, law enforcement officials and community leaders in California - Full Story

Columns

Why the less-lethal 'Alternative' is bad idea Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Why the less-lethal 'Alternative' is bad idea

The Alternative less lethal device seems likely to do no good and might do considerable harm - Full Story



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