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Handling Physical Confrontations

November 9, 2012

Sgt. Mark Tarte retired from the Livermore (Calif.) Police Department to become a criminal-justice instructor. In the latest Patrol Podcast, Tarte shares with POLICE Magazine his funniest patrol story, gives his best and worst officer-safety advice, and describes his scariest moment while on patrol. Many of the stories involve physical confrontations.

Video: Man Slaps Philly Cop at Oktoberfest

October 16, 2012
Video of a Philadelphia Police officer's rough arrest of a man who slapped him has gone viral, after other patrons of an Oktoberfest street party posted it to YouTube.

Philly Cop Slapped at Oktoberfest

October 16, 2012

A Philadelphia Police bicycle patrol officer was slapped by a patron at a South Street beer festival in September. The officer then grabs the man and strikes him with a baton, ending the fight. Read the full story here.

Video: NYPD Cops' Rough Arrest of Homeless Man

October 15, 2012
Jewish leaders on Monday denounced the New York Police Department's rough arrest of a homeless man at a Brooklyn center for at-risk youth earlier this month.

NYPD Cop's Fight with Homeless Man

October 15, 2012

Two officers from NYPD's 71st Precinct forcefully arrested a homeless man who pushed one of the officers at a Crown Heights youth center. After the push, one officer can be seen punching the man. A second officer uses her baton and pepper spray. Read the full story here.

Pa. Cop Faces Harassment Charge for Punching Chief

September 11, 2012
A West Reading (Pa.) Police officer faces a harassment charge, after he repeatedly punched his chief during a closed-door argument. Officer Ronald Ladd and Chief Edward Fabriziani have been on paid leave since the Aug. 31 altercation.

Defense Against Standing Choke Holds

August 29, 2012

If a suspect is trying to choke you, you are in a deadly force encounter and accessing your handgun would be appropriate. But depending on what direction the bad guy assaults you from and the accuracy of your shot placement, your gun may not always provide the best immediate option.

Heated Confrontation In Seattle

August 6, 2012

This heated argument between a Seattle Police officer and a subject has led to an investigation of the officer. The video shows the officer shoving the other man and the crowd demanding to know why he was pushed. The man then appears to spit in the officer's face. Read the full story here.

Video: Naked 'Ninja' Fights 3 Indy Cops

July 3, 2012
A naked 27-year-old man's fight with three Indianapolis Metro Police officers was captured on video and has gone viral. David Martin, dubbed the "naked ninja," can be seen throwing punches and kicks at three officers who attempted to arrest him.

Naked 'Ninja' Fights Three Cops

July 3, 2012

A naked man scuffled with three Indianapolis Metro Police officers, kicking and punching the officers and fighting off TASER shots, before escaping. He has been arrested. Read the full story here.

Video: Ohio Officer Injured After Man Resists Arrest

March 13, 2012
A Reynoldsburg (Ohio) Police officer broke his hand during a scuffle with a man who ignored repeated commands during a traffic stop. The officer had initiated a stop on the wrong-way driver.

Shots Fired: Volusia County, Florida 11/26/2011

March 13, 2012

It was the prospect for violence that found Volusia County, Fla., Dep. John Braman pulling up short of a single-story house in Deltona on the morning of Nov. 26, 2011. He'd driven there in the hopes of finding Corey Reynolds.

Ohio Man Ignores Commands at Vehicle Stop

March 13, 2012

An Ohio man was forcefully arrested and charged with a felony after he ignored repeated commands and resisted arrest during a traffic stop.

Video: Naked Illegal Immigrant Fights with Cops

February 29, 2012
After a physical confrontation, two California police officers arrested a naked illegal immigrant who showed up at a welding shop for a job interview while high on methamphetamine.

Naked Illegal Immigrant Fights with Cops

February 29, 2012

Sacramento police officers took a naked illegal immigrant into custody, who had shown up at a business looking for a job interview.

Calif. Deputy Shoots GTA Suspect During Struggle

February 6, 2012
A Sacramento County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man during a struggle in a Kmart parking lot early Monday. A deputy first used a stun gun, and then shot the man when he feared for his life.

Video: Fighting Fire With Fire

January 30, 2012
I believe that police unions can get together to produce an educational video exploring the matter of force. Since we know the news media isn't going to grant us the air time to actually run our wonderful and well-produced infommercial, we can post the video on YouTube.

Video: Plainclothes Cop Scuffles with Iowa Woman

November 1, 2011
Sioux City (Iowa) Police Chief Dan Young's comments came in response to dashboard video footage showing plainclothes officer Joshua Tyler struggling with Dacosta Daniels. An internal investigation cleared the officers.

Calif. Deputy Arrests Man, After Regaining Control of Duty Pistol

November 1, 2011
During a physical struggle with a man who had threatened to kill his family, a Shasta County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy regained control of his service weapon and made the arrest.

Video: Ohio Deputy Attacked by Former Wrestling Champ

October 13, 2011
A Greene County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputy deployed his TASER six times to subdue a former standout wrestler, whom he found unresponsive in his vehicle.
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