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November 20, 2015

Reality Training: Are you prepared for an ambush attack?

The savage killing of a California deputy is a tragic reminder of the dangers cops face on patrol. Here are some safety tips on how to respond to an attack.
November 18, 2015

Why culture should be taken into account in escalation of force

Team One Network Instructor Joe Willis talks about how escalation of force is affected by cultural groups and what decisions may or may not be made by those factors.
November 16, 2015

2 Calif. deputies put on leave after arrest video released

The video released on YouTube by the San Francisco public defender's office shows the two deputies punching and hitting a suspect after a foot pursuit.
November 10, 2015

Okla. officer opens fire as vehicle rams into him

The officer was attempting to stop a suspect in a stolen vehicle.
October 19, 2015

Ohio cops fatally shoot suspect after he points toy gun at them

The suspects robbed a business, led police on a pursuit and pointed a toy gun at officers.
October 11, 2015

Mich. man killed after shooting deputy with crossbow

The deputy was struck in the side and was stable Saturday following surgery.
October 09, 2015

Reality Training: How to handle a suspicious activity call

How quickly can a call turn violent? Dave Smith reviews body cam footage of a suspicious activity call in Salt Lake City that reminds officers to always be ready for the worst.
September 29, 2015

Mont. cops use force on unruly bar patrons

A video surfaced over the weekend shows Bozeman police officers subduing a suspect by using physical force after a fight broke out near a bar in downtown Bozeman.
September 20, 2015

Calif. police under fire over footage of tackled teen

Tuesday morning's confrontation has prompted protests and a flood of comments to the department Facebook page.

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Be Advised... Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
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with Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.)