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Video: Toolbox approach to using your baton

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July 22, 2011

Video: Toolbox approach to using your baton

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Gary T. Klugiewicz

With the variety of problems now being associated with terminology around the “use of force continuum” — most notably the difficulties it presents in courtroom testimony — there has been a move toward thinking in terms of a toolbox approach to force options. In this video tactical tip, PoliceOne Contributor Gary Klugiewicz explains how the baton can be used at an array of situations — from enhancing officer presence and verbalization, all the way up to control, protection, and deadly force.

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