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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.
Like all Brite-Strike products, the Flexaton BIL contains a strobing flashlight that can be used to distract and disorient a suspect. This is a safety feature that can provide an officer with enough time to get the upper hand in a confrontation.