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Fla. Deputy Attacked by 400-Pound Man

September 5, 2013
A roughly 400-pound man was taken into custody Wednesday after he allegedly pushed an undercover deputy into something sharp and cut his arm in a neighborhood north of Orlando International Airport.

Video: Ind. Officer Tackles Man In Hotel Lobby

August 5, 2013
An Indianapolis Metro Police officer is facing an internal investigation after he tackled a business traveler in the lobby of the JW Marriott hotel. Video surveillance footage published by WISH-TV shows Brian Hudkins' Sept. 6 confrontation with Officer Michael Wilson.

Video: Officer Safety Training Tips

August 2, 2013
POLICE Magazine has teamed up with The MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz., to offer a series of training videos demonstrating defensive tactics officers may need to use.

Texas Cop Shoots, Kills Suspect Who Choked Him

August 1, 2013
A Conroe (Texas) Police officer fatally shot a suspected shoplifter who had choked the officer in a fight in a wooded area outside a Wal-Mart on Wednesday.

S.C. Man Attacks Deputy, Patrol Car

July 11, 2013
A Beaufort County (S.C.) Sheriff's deputy subdued a handcuffed suspect who attacked his patrol car and lunged at the deputy on Saturday.

Handcuffing Suspects: 3 Techniques

July 10, 2013

Too many officers try to handcuff a suspect while he or she is still fighting. Before you can handcuff a suspect, you must obtain control. Here are three techniques for when you're on your own (rear leg sweep), with a partner (rear takedown), or with a group of three or more officers (the swarm). Read our feature, "Closing the Gap," for the full story. Photos by Amaury Murgado.

Closing the Gap

July 10, 2013

The reactionary gap is the distance you must keep between you and the suspect in order for you to respond to any sudden threat. That distance tends to be six to nine feet if you can see the suspect's hands, and 25 feet if you can't. The danger zone is anywhere inside the reactionary gap.

Arresting Active Resisters

June 26, 2013

You have to make split-second decisions when it comes to use of force while effecting an arrest. Training in strategy and tactics, control and verbal techniques, and proper use of force are essential for you to make proper decisions.

Video: Ariz. Rough Arrest Captured on TASER Axon

June 4, 2013
The Mesa (Ariz.) Police Department countered a civilian accusation of excessive force by releasing on-body officer video showing an escalating physical confrontation with a non-compliant suspect who had refused to leave a convenience store.

Video: Combative Suspect Dies After Assaulting Calif. Officers

May 28, 2013
Sacramento (Calif.) Police officers used their batons on a combative suspect at a cellular phone store after the man scared workers and physically attacked and resisted arrest.

Video: N.J. Cops Tackle Robbery Suspect

April 25, 2013
East Orange (N.J.) Police tackled a man suspected of robbing a dollar store within minutes of the crime after municipal cameras identified him heading east on Park Avenue.

Video: Bystanders Help Ohio Cop Break Up Fight

March 25, 2013
A casino patron and municipal bus driver helped a Cleveland Police officer subdue three teens during a physical confrontation earlier this month in downtown's Public Square.

Bystanders Help Ohio Cop Break Up Fight

March 25, 2013

Two bystanders intervened to help Cleveland Police Officer Robert Mason break up a fight between teenagers outside downtown's Horseshoe Casino. The incident was captured by an onlooker and posted to YouTube. Read the full story here.

Video: N.J. Cop Punches Woman

March 7, 2013
An Elizabeth (N.J.) Police officer is facing an internal-affairs probe, after cell-phone video uploaded to YouTube shows him punching a woman outside a nightclub.

N.J. Cop Punches Woman

March 7, 2013

An Elizabeth (N.J.) Police officer is facing an internal affairs probe for punching a woman during a chaotic scene outside a nightclub. Read the full story here.

Video: Mo. Cop Suspended for Rough Arrest

February 27, 2013
Police say surveillance video shows Officer Charles Proctor grabbing Jermaine Lacy by the neck at the Lumiere Place Casino on July 5. Lacy, who has been banned from Missouri casinos, had allegedly stolen money from another gambler at the casino.

Mo. Cop Suspended for Rough Arrest

February 27, 2013

A St. Louis Police officer has been suspended for allegedly assaulting a suspect during an arrest at a downtown casino. During the arrest, the officer appears to grab the suspect by his neck. Read the full story here.

Atlanta Cop Struck Suspect with Service Weapon

January 28, 2013
An Atlanta Police officer rushing to the aid of a fellow officer who had been shot in the face said he struck the suspect with his service pistol because he feared for his life.

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.

Calif. Campus Cops Shoot, Kill Student During Struggle

December 10, 2012
California State University San Bernardino police fatally shot a bipolar graduate student outside his apartment Saturday, after he fought with authorities in a brawl that lasted up to 10 minutes.
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