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.
When Deputy Josh Barrett found a man sleeping in his car, he didn't expect a former state wrestler who was ready for another match. Upon waking, the ex-athlete throws punches and beats Barrett to the ground. Zap!
The acronyms TRACED and MAPS are provided as a means to assist officers in observing and assessing danger cues, articulating the suspect’s means, opportunity, and intent, and then justifying and documenting the officer’s force responses. - Full Story