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Michigan Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Increase Police Officer Training

A state senator in Michigan has introduced a bill to "strengthen community-police relations and reduce excessive use of force by police officers."

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Webinar on Redefining De-escalation in the Age of Liability

Police Magazine is hosting a free upcoming webinar Apr. 23 to share training procedures aimed at protecting your department from liability risks.

Video: GA Officers Plead with Knife-Wielding Man for Minutes Before Fatal Shooting

The video shows the man charged one of the officers and attacked him before the fatal shooting. One officer was injured in the attack.

Controversial Legislation: The California Compromise

Golden State politicians wanted to make "necessary" the standard for police to use deadly force, but they settled for "reasonable."

De-Escalation Tactics May Have Led to More Attacks on LAPD, Paper Says

The 2018 use-of-force report shows a second year of rising attacks on officers. That year, officers were attacked 784 times, a 6-percent increase over 2017 when there were 741 attacks on officers. In 2016, there were about 590 such attacks.

Banning Warrior-Style Training

Progressive politicians want to turn you into social workers; someday when they need a warrior they will regret that decision.

Ax-Wielding Man Accused of Causing OIS in Texas

Officers with the Laredo (TX) Police Department responded to calls of a man wielding an ax in a threatening manner, arriving at the scene to find a man fitting that description.

Philly Police Issue New Policy on Trespass Enforcement

Officers are now instructed to first attempt to de-escalate and mediate disturbances between property owners and accused offenders.

Video: Seattle Officer Faces Discipline for Taking Down Ice Ax-Wielding Man

In the video, the man clearly refuses to stop. He also won’t follow commands, even though officers repeatedly order him to “drop the ice ax.”

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New Jersey Officers Praised for Not Shooting Back After One Shot During 2017 Warrant Service

Newark police executed a search warrant on a Goodwin Avenue home on Oct. 14, 2017. During the course of the investigation Detective Joe Soares was shot in the chest. His body armor saved his life.