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Wrestler Takes Down Ohio Deputy

October 13, 2011

Greene County (Ohio) Sheriff's Deputy Josh Barrett encounters a former standout high-school wrestler passed out in his vehicle. After the 21-year-old starts the fight, Deputy Barrett ends it with his TASER.

N.D. Deputy Dies After Physical Arrest with Drunk Driver

September 28, 2011
Burleigh County (N.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Bryan Sleeper collapsed shortly before 1 a.m., after helping Deputy Jon Eide arrest Robbie Del James Roberson during a physical confrontation.

Detroit Cop on Restricted Duty After Casino Punch

September 28, 2011
The Detroit Police officer who was captured on video punching an unruly casino patron has been placed on restrictive, no-gun duty during the investigation into the incident.

Iowa Man Grabbed Sidearm, Stun Gun In Struggle with Two Cops

September 22, 2011
Two Des Moines (Iowa) Police officers eventually arrested a man who initiated a struggle with them, after the man attempted to grab one officer's gun and the other officer's TASER.

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.

Ground Fighting: How to Win

August 16, 2011

Officer John Smith has just spotted a suspicious-looking individual and conducted a field interview. What he doesn't know is that the subject is wanted for felony assault. The field interview quickly becomes a fight and Officer Smith is knocked down. Now his life depends on his ability to fight on the ground.

Two Dynamic Takedowns

July 21, 2011

An officer must be able to handle a suspect who becomes resistive or combative during a pat-down search. Here are two moves you can use that will help you take him to the ground, so you keep yourself safe and in control of the situation. Read our full article, "Dynamic Takedown Techniques."

Dynamic Takedown Techniques

July 21, 2011

When it comes to training, most of us don't get enough. So the training we do get must be practical, effective, and efficient. This article will provide you with two techniques you can use to keep yourself safe when dealing with suspects who become resistive or combative during a pat search.

Video: Houston Cop Regrets Punching Suspect

July 15, 2011
A Houston Police officer "let her emotions get the best of her" when she punched a handcuffed armed robbery suspect, she said in a statement Friday.

Video: Conn. Police Investigate Arrest of Man with Sawed-Off Rifle

July 7, 2011
In the video, two officers can be seen kicking and punching a man identified as Joseph Donaby at Blake Street in New Haven, Conn., shortly after 6 p.m. on June 23.

How I Nearly Got Arrested

May 5, 2011
I could have defused the situation early on. Never mind whether or not I was in the right.

Video: Intoxicated Women Fight with Cops at Georgia IHOP

April 27, 2011
The officer, who was off duty at the time and has not been identified, was attempting to quiet the women down, and asked them to leave the restaurant shortly after 3 a.m. on Saturday. The officer is seen on video punching Ashley Leavell.

Over the Limit at Georgia IHOP

April 27, 2011

Four rowdy women ignored the lawful orders of two Atlanta Police officers, who asked them to quiet down and leave an IHOP in Buckhead, Ga. One woman grabbed the officer, while he was attempting to remove another woman.

Seattle Officer Charged with Assault In Convenience Store Arrest

April 14, 2011
Seattle Police Officer James Lee has been charged with fourth-degree assault for allegedly kicking a teenage suspect inside a convenience store in October.

Police Combat Tactics: Overview

March 17, 2011

POLICE Magazine has teamed up with Lt. Kevin Dillon, a retired officer and trainer who developed the L.O.C.K.U.P. system, for a video series focusing on police combat strategies and tactics. In this overview, Lt. Dillon defines strategies and tactics. He introduces concepts that will be covered in the ongoing series.

Facebook Posts Bite Dallas Officer

February 18, 2011
Six-year veteran Officer Cat Lafitte has been placed on administrative leave for Facebook posts stating she was "at war" with command staff, and bragging about a fight with a hospital worker.

California Officer Head-butted, Kicked During Arrest

January 4, 2011
A Palo Alto (Calif.) Police officer was head-butted in the face and kicked in the testicles early on New Year's Day while trying to arrest a man suspected of public drunkenness.

Massachusetts Officer Injured Breaking Up New Year's Fight

January 3, 2011
Officer Daniel Hemingway reportedly has several broken facial bones after allegedly being assaulted early Saturday by 21-year-old Gideon Docimo of West Brookfield.

Texas Deputy Suffers Heart Attack Attempting to Arrest Teen

December 28, 2010
Uvalde County Sheriff's Dep. Michael Schaefer suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to arrest a teenage girl during a domestic incident.

Armed Inmate Holds Preschool Hostage, After Attacking Deputy

November 30, 2010
After disarming the deputy, Maurice Ainsworth forced his way into the Secret Garden Too Preschool, held a gun to the teacher's head and demanded her keys. He attempted to steal the teacher's car, but fled in the opposite direct as police approached the school.
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