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Former UFC Fighter Now Instructing Police Says Officers Are Heroes

Born in Brazil and now a United States Citizen, Jorge Gurgel says he is proud to help police officers in dynamic situations by providing them with some training in his own skills learned in the gym.

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NM Deputy Also Well-Rounded MMA Fighter

When Harvey Park reports to his job each morning as a Curry County (NM) Sheriff's deputy, he has no idea how his day might unfold. As an MMA fighter, Park wants to present the same unpredictability to an opponent that he faces in his job.

Video: Former MMA Fighter Killed by Indonesian Police After Fatally Stabbing Officer

Amokrane Sabet, a onetime mixed martial artist, was shot to death by Indonesian police on Sunday after fatally stabbing an officer.

MMA Fighter Sends Iowa Officer to Hospital

A mixed martial artist sent an Iowa City Police Officer to the hospital Friday during a drunken altercation.

Officer Safety Training Tip: Ideal Stance for Balance

Coach John Crouch of the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., demonstrates the proper stance and foot movement to maintain your balance during a confrontation.

Officer Safety Training Tip: Defending Against the Bear Hug

Coach John Crouch of the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., demonstrates how to defeat an attacker who gets you in an underarm bear hug.

Officer Safety Training Tip: Defending Against the Bear Hug

Coach John Crouch of the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., demonstrates how to defeat an attacker who gets you in an underarm bear hug. 

Officer Safety Training Tip: Defending Against the Grab

In this sixth part of our series on defensive tactics, John Crouch, a coach at the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., shows how to defend against the bear hug and other grabs.

Officer Safety Training Tip: Defeating the Clinch

In the fourth edition of Police's Defensive Tactics Training videos, the instructors at the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., demonstrate strikes and counters that can be used at extremely close range in order to stop attacks and take suspects into custody.

Officer Safety Training Tip: Defeating the Clinch

In the fourth edition of Police's Defensive Tactics Training videos, the instructors at the Lab MMA Training Center in Glendale, Ariz., demonstrate strikes and counters that can be used at extremely close range in order to stop attacks and take suspects into custody.