Use of Force
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Officials investigating UOF in arrest of La. cop killer–
Sheriff has asked feds to investigate whether officers used excessive force in their arrest of the man accused of killing Deputy David F. Michel Jr.
Minn. officers shoot, kill man armed with knife–
The suspect had a history of mental illness and multiple run-ins with the law.
Seattle officer shoots, wounds knife-wielding man–
The man advanced on a female officer, who repeatedly ordered him to drop two knives.
Reality Training: Mitigating the aftermath of a critical incident–
What are best practices after a shooting has occurred? Dave Smith reviews a Colorado officer-involved shooting to provide key tips and tactics.
Chicago officer investigated over UOF in arrest footage–
The video posted online shows an officer approach the suspect and stomp on his head.
Officer sentenced after ECD causes health problems–
The teenage driver went into cardiac arrest after the officer used and ECD on him when he refused to comply.
Reality Training: 4 tips for a safe approach and cover–
An Ohio traffic stop that erupted in gunfire serves as a strong reminder of why you should carefully consider your positioning and approach when dealing with a suspect.
Canadian officer wrestles axe-wielding man to ground–
The man was yelling he was going to kill everyone.
How the media influences 'deadly hesitation'–
Trainer Lee Shaykhet talks to PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie about how media coverage impacts justifiable use of force.
Reality Training: Never give up the fight–
A vicious attack on an Ohio officer serves as a reminder of the importance of mental rehearsal and never giving up the fight in a critical incident.
Reality Training: Maintaining control in a critical incident–
Dave Smith reviews an officer-involved shooting out of Virginia and offers key tactics for maintaining control in a critical incident, as well as questions to ask yourself and your squad.
Reality Training: Correcting bad habits–
The difference between life and death in a critical incident could simply come down to good and bad habits. Dave Smith reviews video of the tragic killing of Trooper Mark Coates and offers tips on how to increase your odds of winning the fight.
Why PDs should invite their community to experience use of force training–
PoliceOne Columnist Chief Tim Barfield (Wellington Police Department) talks with Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie about inviting community members to participate in use of force training and see decisions officers make every day.
Reality Training: Managing stress in the wake of an OIS–
The use of deadly force is a traumatic experience for any law enforcement officer. In this installment of Reality Training, Dave Smith offers tips for managing emotional stress in the wake of an officer-involved shooting and reviews several actions that must be initiated immediately after a suspect has been shot.
Ala. police TASER non-compliant hospital subject–
The man died days later of unknown causes.
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