Video: Coaching gun retention from a cross grab technique

Retaining a firearm is of critical importance for an officer; here's how to secure your firearm when a subject reaches with a cross grab


In this video we coach officers on how to defend and retain their weapon from a cross grab by the suspect. This is a common scenario an officer can expect to find themselves in should they be taken to the ground by a suspect. 

In the video, the suspect is on top of the officer and is reaching for the officer’s gun with their hand that is the furthest from the gun (cross grab). 

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