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Gunman Opens Fire in Las Vegas Apartment Complex, Killed by Police

March 9, 2010
One person was killed and three were injured in a shooting Monday in the eastern valley that involved Las Vegas Metro Police.

Louisiana Deputy on Life-Support After Shooting

March 5, 2010
J.R. Searcy was shot twice, after he asked Michael Tanner, 26, to place his hands behind his head. A second deputy shot Tanner from 15 feet away. Searcy had drawn his TASER.

Pittsburgh Officer Fought For Her Life Before Shooting Robbery Suspect

February 21, 2010
Pittsburgh Police Officer Janine Triolo survived a physical attack from a robbery suspect by shooting him in the chest, after his own weapon jammed when he pointed it at her face.

Multiple Felon Attacked Pittsburgh Officer Prior to Shooting

February 18, 2010
A three-year Pittsburgh police officer is recovering from an attack where she suffered a broken nose, a concussion, and facial lacerations during a physical confrontation that resulted in her shooting a suspect with an extensive criminal record.

Massad Ayoob's Judicious Use of Force (Part 2 of 4)

February 16, 2010

Prolific firearms instructor, author and competitive shooter Massad Ayoob teaches the fundamentals of deadly force during his "Judicious Use of Force" workshop at the Lethal Force Institute (LFI).

Former Philly Officer Charged With Killing Unarmed Man

February 8, 2010
Former Philadelphia officer Frank Tepper will face murder charges for shooting and killing an unarmed man during a late-night melee in November, district attorney Seth Williams announced today.

Buffalo SWAT Takes Out Gunman Who Shot Hostage Negotiator In the Face

February 4, 2010
Detective John Garcia, a member of the Hostage Management Team, was struck in the face and parts of the upper body by about a half-dozen pellets while trying to defuse the situation.

Deadly Force

January 28, 2010

To tell the story of the use of deadly force by law officers, Chris McNab uses a historical narrative that follows Wild West marshals, the posse era, Prohibition gangsters, armed civic protesters, and the drug turf wars of the 1980s and '90s. "Deadly Force: Firearms and American Law Enforcement" also explores the legal and career ramifications of police gunfights and the use of SWAT units with aggressive combatants who are increasingly using heavier firepower against officers.

How to Watch the Hands

January 28, 2010

It is imperative that you be able to recognize when suspects are using their hands to access and deploy weapons so you know how to respond. Never bring a control hold to a gun fight.

Massad Ayoob's Judicious Use of Force (Part 1 of 4)

January 13, 2010

Prolific firearms instructor, author and competitive shooter Massad Ayoob teaches the fundamentals of deadly force during his "Judicious Use of Force" workshop at the Lethal Force Institute (LFI).

Magpul: Art of the Dynamic Handgun

January 13, 2010

Magpul Dynamics will release "Art of the Dynamic Handgun," a 4-DVD trainer, in February. The video emphasizes the use of a handgun under dynamic-stress situations. "Amateurs train until they get it right; professionals train until they get it wrong," Magpul founder Travis Haley says.

DOJ Seeks Changes To Inglewood PD's Use-of-Force Policy

January 11, 2010
The U.S. Department of Justice found flaws with the Inglewood Police Department's use of deadly force in a city with a murder rate that's almost four times the national average.

San Diego Officer Cleared in Shooting of Man Who Stabbed K-9

September 26, 2008
The San Diego County District Attorney's Office has concluded that a police officer was justified in using deadly force in January against a drunk, knife-wielding man who stabbed the officer's police dog several times.

Rethinking the 21-Foot Rule

October 1, 2007

Back in 1988, Calibre Press released a stunning law enforcement training tape titled "Surviving Edged Weapons." The tape is great, but it has led to a dangerous myth. Over the years, this simple demonstration of draw speed has morphed into an astounding misconception that now permeates law enforcement and security training, "The 21-Foot Rule."

Northern Injustice

November 1, 2006

It took three trials—two resulted in hung juries— over five years before prosecutors managed to get a verdict in the case.

Cops vs. Cars

June 1, 2005

At presstime many things had still not been publicly released regarding the Devin Brown incident. LAPD detectives, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, and the FBI were all investigating the shooting. So it’s not known where Garcia was standing when he discharged 10 rounds into the Camry. And it’s not known if his use of deadly force was justified.

Rethinking Reaction Time

December 1, 2004

When you survive an armed threat, you're certain not to remember much of what happened because of the intense stress and trauma of having your life on the line. And what you do remember may be distressingly puzzling.

In the Crosshairs

March 1, 2004

What happened that day in Texas should have served as a wake-up call to law enforcement agencies worldwide. But the Texas Tower incident was treated as an anomaly, a once-in-a-lifetime event that couldn't possibly happen again. And the law enforcement community has chosen to largely ignore this threat.

After the Echo

March 1, 2004

It’s her left hand, and there’s a gun in it. I quarter her head with my reticle. Then I see her gun hand come up fully in line with the entry team members. She straightens her arm as if taking aim, and I squeeze the trigger.

Dialing Long Distance

November 1, 2003

We all know that most police-involved shootings develop at a range of just a few feet. But there are exceptions. It’s not easy to hit a target in combat at long range with a pistol. But it can be done.

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