Use of Force
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Female cop beaten by suspect she feared shooting–
The brutal October 5 beating left the officer with a concussion, bone chips to the shoulder and wrist and a neck injury.
Reality Training: How will you win the fight?–
In January 2016, Philadelphia Officer Jesse Hartnett was shot three times in a brazen ambush. His fight for survival serves as a reminder of why you need to prepare for a sudden attack. Dave Smith outlines key questions you should ask yourself in order to prep for winning the fight.
DC officers perform CPR on bleeding man after OIS–
Thirty-one-year-old Terrence Sterling was shot by an officer in the early morning of Sept. 11.
Reality Training: How to render first aid to a downed suspect–
It's a tricky transition: One minute you're engaging an armed suspect, the next you're attempting to save the suspect's life. Dave Smith reviews an incident that serves as a shining example of how to render aid when a suspect is down.
Reality Training: What should you do when an ECD fails?–
Electronic control devices are one of the most useful tools on a duty belt. Although it's a rare occurance, these devices can sometimes fail. Dave Smith offers key tactics in the unlikely event that this happens.
Wash. cop kills suspect who attacked him–
Omer Ismail Ali was fatally shot by an officer after Ali attacked a gas station clerk, customer and the officer with a walking stick.
Okla. cops fatally shoot man armed with claw hammer–
According to the police chief, the officers all said the suspect claimed, "One of us is going to die tonight."
How to write effective use of force incident reports–
Joel Shults details key things to remember when writing your use of force incident report.
Officer stabbed multiple times stops knife-wielding arsonist–
Video captured the officer's violent struggle with a man who was trying to set fire to a gas station.
Ariz. woman armed with scissors fatally shot by officer–
The family has filed a $10.5 million notice of claim against the city.
Investigation launched over Austin traffic stop–
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo condemned both officers' actions and has called comments on the video "disturbing."
Officials investigate Fla. shooting of autistic man's caretaker–
The man was allegedly shot as he was prone on the ground.
Calif. man shot, killed by officers–
Officers responding to a call about a man with a rifle shot and killed Dylan Noble, who was unarmed. Lawyers have demanded an outside investigation into the shooting.
Cellphone video shows Ore. museum hostage struggle–
The video released by the Deschutes County District Attorney's Office shows the hostage situation at Bend's High Desert Museum. The video was taken May 31, 2016 by a museum patron.
Reality Training: How to use your less lethal options safely and effectively–
Officers in Lubbock (Texas) demonstrate effective use of less lethal options in this encounter with an armed subject.
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