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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.

Improvised Backup Weapons

December 29, 2009

When you're involved in a life-and-death battle where someone is grabbing your gun, anything in your hand can be used as an equalizer to help you gain control of your gun and gain control of the suspect by striking him in the face or head.

Minnesota Officer Killed with His Own Gun

September 10, 2009
Officers Richard Crittenden and Julie Olson of the North St. Paul Police Department saved two women from a man who charged at them with a burning rag during a "very intense and very violent battle."

Weapon Retention on the Ground

June 1, 2009

If you unexpectedly end up on the ground, you will be forced to make aggressive efforts to retain your firearm. Unfortunately, many law enforcement trainers focus on standing weapon retention techniques, which creates a training gap that leaves officers vulnerable when they find themselves in a ground fight.

Real World Weapon Retention

April 1, 2009

Often, the techniques we teach fail to address fully the reality of a violent, unpredictable attack aimed at taking away an officer's gun. Attacks are varied and unpredictable; our responses must be the same. The key is to balance structured techniques with options and variation.

Colorado Officer Shoots Suspect Who Tasered Cop Outside Wal-Mart

November 20, 2008
A Lakewood, Colo., police officer shot a suspect in the stomach after the man used a Taser on a fellow officer during a struggle today in a Wal-Mart parking lot, authorities say.

TASER Defense

October 1, 2008

To prevent a subject from getting near any of your weapons, create a defensive wedge with your two arms and push the subject away. You should then be able to deploy your TASER from the proper distance.

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.

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.

Disarming

August 1, 2003

Most police departments nationwide didn't start training their recruits and sworn officers how to protect their guns until the early '80s when law enforcement became widely aware of the staggering statistics regarding officer shootings.

Remember the Basics

March 1, 2000

If officer safety education is so prevalent and well-accepted today, how does one explain the bloody fact that between 50 and 75 officers still perish at the hands of criminals in any given year?

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