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Police Combat Tactics: Overview

March 17, 2011

POLICE Magazine has teamed up with Lt. Kevin Dillon, a retired officer and trainer who developed the L.O.C.K.U.P. system, for a video series focusing on police combat strategies and tactics. In this overview, Lt. Dillon defines strategies and tactics. He introduces concepts that will be covered in the ongoing series.

Va. Sniper Killed Two Deputies, Wounded Two

March 13, 2011
Deputies William Ezra Stiltner, 46, and Cameron Neil Justus, 41, were apparently shot at long range at about 2 p.m. Sunday while responding as backup officers.

U.S. Marshal John Perry Killed In St. Louis

March 8, 2011
The officers arrived at a home in the 3100 block of Osage St. before 7 a.m. to take Carlos Boles, 36, into custody. Witnesses reported hearing the man say he was "going out in a body bag."

Two Oregon Officers Shot Responding to EDP

March 7, 2011
Portland officers responded to the home of Ralph C. Turner on Friday. He is accused of shooting one of the officers through the door. The second officer was shot through a window in the house while the officer was standing in Brooklyn Park.

Man Dragged Pa. Officer 150 Feet with Jeep

March 7, 2011
The officer fired and struck Ernest Bryant Matthews, 22, on Friday, after he accelerated away from the officer at 11 p.m. Friday. Two York officers noticed what they believed was a drug transaction occurring in the Jeep, reports Public Opinion Online.

Paralyzed Oklahoma Officer Receives On-Duty Benefits

March 1, 2011
An off-duty Oklahoma City Police officer paralyzed when he tried to help escort rowdy patrons out of a bar will receive "on duty" benefits from the city, including having his medical bills paid and six months of one-the-job injury leave.

Nevada Man Shot Deputy From Roof

February 25, 2011
Responding deputies ordered Peter Coca, 43, to come down from the roof. He then fired 20 rounds at them, hitting Deputy Lenwood Van Natter three times.

Wounded Oregon Officer Leaves Hospital In Good Spirits

February 22, 2011
Officer Steven Dodds, 45, was shot multiple times during a Jan. 23 vehicle stop. The officer will undergo several more surgeries and begin working on regaining his strength.

Pa. Officer Dragged 50 Feet Is Uninjured

February 17, 2011
The officer approached three people loitering in the pavilion of Midway Park. They fled to a silver four-door sedan, and the officer tried to stop a fourth person from getting into the car.

Horse-Drawn Trolley Driver Punches Officer

February 16, 2011
Police found a half-empty bottle of vodka in Robert Warne's pocket when they searched him. His blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.07 percent when he was arrested.

Paramus Officer Hopes She's 'Coming Back To Work'

February 11, 2011
Officer Rachel Morgan wrote a note to Acting Police Chief Christopher Brock communicating her desire to return to patrol, writing "Tell me I'm coming back to work,"

6 Errors Police, Hospitals Make When Handling Prisoners

February 11, 2011

Watch out for these six pitfalls, when you're transporting a prisoner in or out of a medical facility.

Idaho Officer Shot In the Face

February 10, 2011
Jerome PD's Officer Dennis Clark attempted to stop Chris Taylor. Taylor, 29, failed to stop and led officers on a five-mile, high-speed pursuit that ended when Taylor lost control of his car and rolled the vehicle into a farm field.

We Need to Harden Police Targets

February 10, 2011
The litany of attacks on police stations is lengthy, having occurred in cities, suburbs, and rural areas alike. For every attack, there are undoubtedly countless more close calls, many we probably don't even know about.

Man Who Shot Paramus Officer Turned Gun On Himself

February 7, 2011
The 23-year-old north New Jersey man who shot a Paramus (N.J.) Police officer after a vehicle pursuit on Sunday turned the gun on himself during the gunfight, suffering severe brain damage.

DUI Suspect Drags Kentucky Officer

February 7, 2011
Frankfort (Ky.) Police Officer Byron Redmon pulled over a truck driven by Russell Wheat, who put the truck in reverse while talking with Officer Redmon. The officer kept up with the truck, before being dragged when Wheat pulled the truck forward.

Of Bipeds, Fangs, and the Need for Dentu-Creme

February 4, 2011
There are few things in life that can get literally and figuratively under one's skin like a bite. The mere thought of a sentient human being making a conscious decision to rend the flesh of another with his teeth - well, that's just wrong.

Gun Grabs: 3 Techniques

February 1, 2011

When asked to demonstrate weapon retention, most officers place both hands on their holstered handgun and move their hips violently from side to side. This is a good technique. Here are three additional techniques that can help you keep your duty weapon out of the hands of the bad guy. For the full story, read "Stopping Gun Grabs."

Edged Weapons

February 1, 2011

Gang members on the street and inside prisons acquire edged weapons to use in close-quarter attacks on rival gang members or law enforcement officers. Street gang members typically will use fixed-blade knives, daggers, folding knives, butterfly knives or other utility tools, while inmates fashion their own jail-made shanks and other weapons from boot reinforcements, bed wiring, and other materials. Don't miss POLICE gang expert Rich Valdemar's "Edged Weapons and Gang Culture" blog post.

NFL Player Tasered, After Grabbing Officer's Crotch

February 1, 2011
After pulling him over, the officer asked Everson Griffen for his license, which turned out not to be valid. He reportedly then told them "he did not want to go back to jail" and sprinted away from the officers, who caught up with him. Griffen was Tasered after he allegedly grabbed the officer in the groin area.
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