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The Head Butt

May 1, 2007

One only need look back at soccer’s World Cup series of 2006 and the devastating head butt delivered by French player Zinedine Zidane to Italy’s Marco Materazzi to realize how effective this tactic really is. Although you may not possess the timing or the athleticism of a professional soccer player, the head butt is still a devastating tool for anyone—including law enforcement.

TREXPO West 2007: Something for Everyone

May 1, 2007

TREXPO is both a trade show and an educational conference for law enforcement officers. And this year’s TREXPO West held recently in Long Beach, Calif., offered excellent training opportunities for both SWAT and patrol officers.

Myers Enterprises Stun-Cuff Magnum

November 1, 2006
Myers Enterprises has developed the new Stun-Cuff Magnum 80,000-volt wireless prisoner control device. The Stun-Cuff Magnum is designed to be worn by persons under arrest, prisoners during transports or trials, or persons under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The Stun-Cuff Magnum is a palm-sized device that locks using a standard handcuff key. It can be worn on the wrist or ankle. The Stun-Cuff Magnum is lightweight, rapidly deployable, and maintenance free.

Up Close, Personal, and Violent

September 1, 2006

Most attacks on law enforcement officers occur at a range of 10 feet. Are you training for them?

How to Evaluate a Training Program

August 1, 2006

You have many opportunities for training outside of your agency. But how do you tell which classes are suitable for you and whether what you learn in those classes will work on the street?

Guard Droppers

July 1, 2006

Most departments forget to train officers for one very dangerous time on the job: the “safe” times, after a suspect has been arrested.

Stay Out of the Way

April 1, 2006

You can prevent a vehicle attack by taking a sound tactical position.

Taking the Plunge

April 1, 2006

Chances are that at some point during your law enforcement career you will work around water. Are you prepared to work around water? Are you trained to stay alive in water, and to fight and prevail in water?

Skin vs. Steel

February 1, 2006

Go on the offensive to defend yourself in an edged-weapon attack.

Def-Tech/Federal Laboratories First Defense 360-Degree Defense Spray

February 1, 2006
First Defense 360-degree defense spray from Defense Technology/Federal Laboratories uses new technology to enhance performance. Using compressed air with barrier separation from the liquid formation, this defense aerosol is capable of delivering a stream pattern at practically any angle or orientation.

TigerLight Component Upgrade Package

January 1, 2006
The Ultimate TigerLight upgrade package contains three of the company’s latest component upgrades for the TigerLight Non-Lethal Defense System. The combination package contains the original TigerLight, the new Super Premium Rechargeable Battery Pack, the new Generation 4 lamp module with tighter focus, and the International Smart/Fast Charger. The combo pack is also available in Desert Camouflage for an additional cost.

The Push/Pull Drill

January 1, 2006

You are trying to take a DUI suspect into custody when he turns suddenly and makes a grab for your gun. The fight is now on. Unfortunately for this bad guy, you have practiced your weapon-retention skills and you regain control of your sidearm.

PepperBall Technologies SA-10NX PepperBall System

January 1, 2006
The new SA-10NX from PepperBall Technologies is designed to help achieve suspect compliance, suspect marking, inmate management, personal protection, barricade extraction, animal control, and more. The handheld launcher is powered by carbon dioxide and works with all PepperBall projectiles. Custom designed SA-10NX shoulder or thigh holsters are available, as well as a removable rail for mounting laser sights or other accessories on the launcher.

M-Pro Strap Cuffs

December 1, 2005
Strap Cuffs, a new alternative handcuffing product from M-Pro, features a polypropylene strap with a patent-pending locking mechanism, which can withstand 500 pounds of tension. The width and softness of the webbing makes the product safer than conventional products, while the compact size and shape allow for easy carrying and concealing. In addition, a safe cutting tool is included with each 10-pack to ensure easy removal.

TREXPO East 2005: A Training Buffet

October 1, 2005

Conference attendance was up significantly at this year’s TREXPO East, held Aug. 29 through Aug. 31 in Chantilly, Va. And with good reason. The conference program offered an excellent balance of hands-on defensive tactics training, anti-terrorism classes, and patrol and SWAT tactics courses.

Fatal Errors: Surviving Traffic Duty

January 1, 2005

It is easy to get careless while engaged in something you do a great deal. If you are a uniformed police officer and don’t work in a jail, chances are that traffic and vehicles are the bread and butter of your existence.

Take It Away: Illustrated Disarming Techniques

August 1, 2004

Step-by-step instructions and photos show you how to disarm a suspect carrying a gun or a knife.

Take It Away

August 1, 2004

Disarming a suspect carrying a gun who has the drop on you is a subject that is rarely addressed in academy or in-service DT programs. And that’s unacceptable. Every officer should be trained in a fundamental disarming skill set.

Surviving Knife Attacks

June 1, 2004

As a police officer you often find yourself in a position where knife attacks are most likely to occur: within arm’s reach of an unknown individual with unknown intent. It’s a worst-case scenario, but it can happen at any time. Click here to view these knife techniques in streaming video.

Sign Language

April 1, 2004

In my years instructing law enforcement officers in defensive tactics I've observed that cops tend to overlook the importance of total communication with the suspect.

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