William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?
Several Long Beach (Calif.) Police officers now face an internal investigation for using batons and a TASER on a man laying on his back near a city intersection. Read the full story here. Editor's note: Police Magazine doesn't endorse the title of this YouTube video.
Sacramento (Calif.) Police officers used their batons on a combative suspect at a cellular store after the man scared workers and physically attacked and resisted arrest. Read the full story here.
Community members have accused Kern County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputies of repeatedly striking a suspect with batons as he lay on the pavement. Read the full story here.
Stockton (Calif.) Police officers used their batons on a parolee during a forceful arrest that was captured by News10. Read the full story here.
Four NYPD officers are seen using batons to arrest a drug suspect in the Bronx. The department is investigating the officers.
Pittsburgh Police officers attempted to subdue a rowdy man at a Pirates game with a TASER, and then used baton strikes to bring him into custody. Read, "Pittsburgh Police Reviewing Force Used On Fan," for the full story.
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 segment, Lt. Dillon shows ways to integrate baton work into other combative training.