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Last-Ditch Impact Weapon Training

December 20, 2012

What happens if a suspect has closed in on you to a point where you do not have time to clear a handgun jam, replace an ECD cartridge, or re-holster a canister of OC spray? Training to use your force option tools as impact weapons may help prepare you for such an encounter and could help stop or slow an assault against you.

Wash. Deputy Shoots, Kills Man Swinging Pool Cue

November 5, 2012
A Thurston County (Wash.) Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who advanced toward a fellow deputy swinging a pool cue toward his head, reports the Olympian.

Defending Against Small Edged Weapons

February 7, 2012

In many cases, the victims of stabbings never knew the knives were in play. Their first indication that something was wrong was when they saw blood. And that's often too late.

Inmate Stabs Ore. Deputy with Pencil

August 8, 2011
Two Washington County (Ore.) jail inmates will face additional charges for attacking a corrections deputy, stabbing him three times in the face with a pencil.

Brite-Strike Introduces Expandable Baton Lights

January 25, 2010
Brite-Strike Technologies has introduced an expandable baton with an integrated flashlight as a dual-purpose tactical item. The company brought the product to SHOT Show 2010.

UZI Tactical Pen

January 4, 2010
The most unique feature of the pen is that it employs the UZI DNA Catcher on the crown of the pen. The sharpened crown on the end can be used to jab or poke an attacker, which will not only cause extreme pain, but it will also collect the aggressor's DNA for future identification.

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.

Improvised Backup Weapons

December 16, 2009

Footage of improvised weapons being applied to watermelons for an improvised backup weapons article in POLICE Magazine. "We wanted to test something that was somewhat similar to a human," said Al Abidin of Cutting Edge Combat. "And yes we ate both melons afterwards.

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