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Fla. Cop Shoots Suicidal Man at Ford Dealership

December 29, 2011
A Miami-Dade Police officer shot and wounded a 25-year-old suicidal man who was walking around Maroone Ford of Miami on Thursday morning. He was armed with a large, curved knife with a dragon handle.

Video: Suspect Fatally Shot After Knife Attack on Cop

November 18, 2011
Lafayette (Ind.) Police have released dash-cam footage showing the fatal shooting of a suspect who stabbed an officer in the face with a large knife. The shooting happened Oct. 19 after a nearly four-mile chase.

Shots Fired: Fort Smith, Arkansas 09/15/2010

November 7, 2011

A rape investigation presented immediate barriers for Fort Smith PD's Det. Jeff Carter, such as a reluctant victim and informant with a criminal record and chemical dependence.

Tenn. Deputy Shoots Man with Sword

November 3, 2011
A Hawkins County (Tenn.) Sheriff's deputy shot a man who lunged at him with a short-bladed sword, after the deputy repeatedly asked him to drop the weapon.

LAPD Cops Wound Machete Attacker, After Taco Truck Joyride

October 24, 2011
Los Angeles Police officers wounded a machete-wielding man who slashed a patron at a taco truck, took the truck on a joyride, and shook off an attempt to subdue him with a stun gun.

No Bail for Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Delaware Sgt.

September 16, 2011
Sgt. Joseph Szczerba, 44, had responded to a call for a disorderly person in the Penn Acres community. Szczerba, an 18-year veteran, chased a man on foot. As the two struggled, the man stabbed the officer in the neck.

Shirtless 'Samurai' Arrested on Indiana Interstate

September 6, 2011
A shirtless "samurai" told an Indiana police officer he was "cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs" prior to his arrest in the middle of a busy Indiana interstate while wielding a 35-inch sword.

LAPD Officer Stabbed, Suspect Shot

August 26, 2011
The officer responded to the 100 block of D Street. Officers arriving at the scene found a "sharp cane" at the scene. Officers had tried to subdue the man with a TASER.

Video: N.M. Cop's On-Body Cam Captures Deadly Force

July 28, 2011
An Albuquerque (N.M.) Police officer's lapel video camera captured an enraged, knife-wielding suspect who shook off two TASER shots before forcing the officer to use deadly force.

Video: Countering Edged-Weapon Attacks

July 21, 2011
Officers must polish their skills to defend against edged-weapon attacks. At POLICE-TREXPO East 2011, Al Giusto of Combined Combatives is teaching two sessions that directly address these threats.

How to Defend Against Knife Attacks

July 21, 2011
Al Giusto of Combined Combatives demonstrates the edged-weapon defensive tactics he'll be teaching at POLICE-TREXPO East 2011 from Aug. 10-12 at the Dulles Expo & Conference Center, South Hall, Chantilly, Va.

Man Fatally Shot, After Advancing Toward Officer with Sword

May 18, 2011
The incident began with a 911 call of a man beating a woman in a parking lot. When officers responded, Leon Roy Jones ran into his apartment, grabbed a sword and began advancing on the officers. He was shot three times.

Knife Review: Buck/TOPS CSAR-T Folder

March 23, 2011
The Buck/TOPS CSAR-T folder also has a superbly ergonomic rugged Rocky Mountain Tread G10 handle, giving the knife an overall length of 8.2 inches and hefty 8.6-ounce weight. The CSAR-T folder has some heft, making it rugged enough to be used in the most demanding applications.

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.

Prison Shanks

February 1, 2011
The jail-made "shank" is fashioned from this material by sharpened by scraping the metal on concrete floors. A handle is fashioned from paper or cloth. Since the length of the shank is small, the handle is often held in the palm of the fist with the blade protruding from between the middle and ring fingers like a push dagger.

Edged Weapons and Gang Culture

February 1, 2011
Edged-weapon gang culture flourished most prominently in American jails and prisons. Every inmate is expected to be able to defend himself. Gang members take this to mean they must be armed with an edged weapon.

Wash. Man Stabbed 159 Times Before Officer Stops Assailant

January 31, 2011
Officer Joel Hansen acted within procedure, when he fired two shots, striking and killing Yeuri Acevedo Cisneros, 27. Hansen captured the graphic footage of the attack on Julio Cesar Zamora-Cortes, 21, on his cruiser's video camera.

California Officer Shoots 16-Year-Old During Knife Attack

January 27, 2011
Three 16-year-old boys had robbed a 41-year-old woman of her cell phone and some personal items before being confronted by officers. One boy then grabbed, and stabbed, the officer.

Officer Ends Confrontation With Knife-Wielding EDP Teen Peacefully

January 21, 2011

After responding to an EDP call, Scranton (Pa.) PD's Officer Rocco Cipriano parked and began walking toward the residence. A neighbor stopped him and said the girl had been outside of the house carrying a butcher knife and told the neighbor she would kill the cops if they came.

Florida Deputy Returns to Duty Following Knife Attack

January 10, 2011
An Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy returned to duty today, slightly more than two months after he was stabbed in the neck by a suspect during a robbery at a convenience store.
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