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Front Waistband Disarming with Police Krav Maga

If a subject you're approaching reaches for a gun in the front of his waistband, you can use these Police Krav Maga moves to disarm him.

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Teaching Control Tactics with Jiu Jitsu

Why the Marietta (GA) Police Department made Brazilian jiu jitsu training mandatory.

Tactics for Arresting the Cooperative Subject

Even the most compliant arrestee can become violent, and you have to use proper control tactics, just in case.

Officer Safety: Preventing Murders on Traffic Stops

On any call, always remember that you don’t know who the subjects are, and that’s dangerous.

Pre-Attack Warning Signs

Stay alert to the cues of a potential attack so you can act appropriately before it's too late.

Five Essentials to an Effective Arrest

Officers should follow the practices of S2P3: situational awareness, self-control, presence, positioning, and prevention.

The Case for Laser Sighting

Not only does a laser sighting system enhance firearm accuracy when an officer is under attack, it can also help de-escalate violent confrontations.

Beware of Towing Hazards

Always be alert at scenes involving tow trucks and aware of the dangers present during impound and wrecked vehicle removal operations.

How to Speak to the Mentally Ill

Barking orders and giving demands to someone who is already agitated will only make things worse.

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Unlocking the Confusion Around Chokeholds

Chokeholds are some of the most controversial and effective techniques that officers can use to end attacks.