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Learning from the Past

Learning from the Past

By studying the threats faced by officers years ago, today's police can prepare themselves for what they might face and develop the tactics, the training, and the mindset to prevail.

October 16, 2017

Instinct and Knife Attack Defense

Instinct and Knife Attack Defense

It is ridiculous to think that an officer could take a single defensive tactics course that teaches specific techniques for knife defense and then be prepared for a knife attack.

September 4, 2015

Winning a Knife Fight

Winning a Knife Fight

How many times do we consider what we would do if someone introduced a knife into a fight in which we were already engaged? Do we have the ability to draw and fire? Can we create distance or even defend ourselves properly in order to survive the attack? These are questions rarely addressed.

February 11, 2015

POLICE-TREXPO 2011: Overview

POLICE-TREXPO 2011: Overview

One of the reasons why this year's POLICE-TREXPO conference was so memorable was the quality of the instructors. The POLICE-TREXPO staff assembled some of the top educators and speakers in law enforcement to present a widely varied schedule of classes.

October 27, 2011

POLICE-TREXPO 2011 In Pictures

POLICE-TREXPO 2011 In Pictures

Attendees to the POLICE-TREXPO 2011 conference in Chantilly, Va., from Aug. 10-12 had the chance to hear Lt. Col. Dave Grossman give the keynote, "The Bulletproof Mind: Psychological and Physiological Preparation for Combat." They were also able to take advantage of a pair of defensive-tactics traing sessions, including Al Giusto's techniques for disarming suspects armed with edged weapons. Range Night included an instructional session from Chris Cerino of "Top Shot" fame.

August 11, 2011

5 Ways to Survive Edged Weapon Threats
Patrol Rifle as Close Quarters Weapon
Rethinking Knife Training

Rethinking Knife Training

The chance that you will ever use a blade as a weapon in the course of your law enforcement duties is slim. It's far more likely that someone will attack you with a blade. Still, you carry knives. So you need to know how to use them. More importantly, the bad guys carry knives so you need to know how to counter them.

September 17, 2009

NYPD Warns About Weapons Hidden in Cell Phones

The NYPD has found an unintended use for the T-Mobile Sidekick and other hand-held devices - a razor blade can be secreted in their battery compartments, police sources say.

July 10, 2009

Weapon Retention on the Ground

Weapon Retention on the Ground

If you unexpectedly end up on the ground, you will be forced to make aggressive efforts to retain your firearm. Unfortunately, many law enforcement trainers focus on standing weapon retention techniques, which creates a training gap that leaves officers vulnerable when they find themselves in a ground fight.

June 1, 2009

Real World Weapon Retention

Real World Weapon Retention

Often, the techniques we teach fail to address fully the reality of a violent, unpredictable attack aimed at taking away an officer's gun. Attacks are varied and unpredictable; our responses must be the same. The key is to balance structured techniques with options and variation.

April 1, 2009

Beyond the Tueller Drill

Beyond the Tueller Drill

What the Tueller Drill really teaches is that drawing and shooting alone are not going to save your life in a close-range encounter. In fact, the entire concept of going for your gun as an initial reaction is probably not the best way of ensuring your survival.

November 1, 2008

TASER Defense

TASER Defense

To prevent a subject from getting near any of your weapons, create a defensive wedge with your two arms and push the subject away. You should then be able to deploy your TASER from the proper distance.

October 1, 2008

Def-Tech/Federal Laboratories First Defense 360-Degree Defense Spray

First Defense 360-degree defense spray from Defense Technology/Federal Laboratories uses new technology to enhance performance. Using compressed air with barrier separation from the liquid formation, this defense aerosol is capable of delivering a stream pattern at practically any angle or orientation.

February 1, 2006

TigerLight Component Upgrade Package

The Ultimate TigerLight upgrade package contains three of the company’s latest component upgrades for the TigerLight Non-Lethal Defense System. The combination package contains the original TigerLight, the new Super Premium Rechargeable Battery Pack, the new Generation 4 lamp module with tighter focus, and the International Smart/Fast Charger. The combo pack is also available in Desert Camouflage for an additional cost.

January 1, 2006

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