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  • Body camera footage shows fatal police-involved shooting in Montgomery County

    05/12/2020 5:46:12 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Fox 5 DC ^ | 10 May, 2020 | Fox 5 DC
    WHITE OAK, Md. - Police have released body camera footage of a fatal officer-involved shooting this week in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Police say Sgt. David Cohen shot and killed 30-year-old Finan H. Berhe on Thursday after Berhe lunged at the officer with a knife. Police late Friday released video of the shooting, which happened Thursday evening in the 1500 block of Hadden Manor Court in White Oak:
  • Intense Video — Maryland cop shoots and kills crazed man with knife…

    05/12/2020 1:36:20 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 12 replies
    Video => Here The Montgomery County Police Department in Maryland released this footage today
  • Knife-wielding man shot by UK police near London's Trafalgar Square

    03/10/2020 12:03:09 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 9, 2020 | the AP
    British police say they have shot dead a man who was brandishing two knives near Trafalgar Square in central London. The Metropolitan Police force said Monday that the shooting wasn't terror-related.
  • London Bridge hero used Narwhal tusk to help stop attacker

    11/29/2019 5:14:37 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 58 replies
    New York Post ^ | Nov 29, 2019 | Jackie Salo
    A hero bystander who was inside a nearby historic hall when the London Bridge stabbing unfolded Friday ripped a five-foot Narwhal tusk from the wall to help neutralize the knife-wielding madman, a witness said. The unidentified man can be seen on footage of the stabbing Friday in London hovering over the suspect with the massive tusk as others attempt to disarm the assailant.
  • The Hague stabbing: Multiple injuries after 'knifeman attacks shoppers in city street'

    11/29/2019 12:56:32 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 28 replies
    The Mirror ^ | Nov 29, 2019 | Joseph Wilkes, Andy Rudd
    A knifeman is on the loose after three people were stabbed at a department store in the centre of a busy shopping district. Dutch media are reporting a major emergency services presence in The Hague, the Netherlands, and videos posted on social media show a cordon in place. This comes after two people were killed in a knife attack on London Bridge earlier today. Police spokeswoman Marije Kuiper said it was not clear if the stabbing was a terror incident.
  • Paris knife attack in police station kills at least 4, including 3 officers, assailant shot dead

    10/03/2019 9:12:15 AM PDT · by citizen · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 3, 2019 | Stephen Sorace
    A man armed with a knife killed at least four people, including three police officers, and injured several others during an attack Thursday inside Paris police headquarters--where the man was an employee--before being fatally shot, officials said. The attack appeared to begin inside an office around 1 p.m. local time before moving throughout the building, located across the street from Notre Dame Cathedral, union official Loic Travers said. The motive behind the attack wasn’t immediately known.
  • Four Officers dead in Paris knife attack

    10/03/2019 6:40:52 AM PDT · by HogsBreath · 61 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 3, 2019 | Lia Eustachewich
    Four police officers have died in a knife attack inside Paris police headquarters Thursday, according to a French police union official.
  • Woman Killed In Downtown Pittsburgh Stabbing, Another Woman Possibly Wearing Hijab Also Stabbed

    08/08/2019 11:30:35 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 28 replies
    CBS Local ^ | August 8, 2019 a | Staff
    Two women were stabbed, one fatally, right in front of a police officer late Thursday morning in the middle of downtown Pittsburgh. The incident was reported around 11:40 a.m. at 6th and Smithfield Streets, at a Port Authority bus shelter. The scene is not far from a Rite Aid, Burlington Coat Factory and the entrance to the Duquesne Club. According to witnesses, a least one of the victims may have been wearing a hijab, a garment worn by Muslim women. The name of the woman killed has not been released. According to Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert, a Zone 1...
  • Suspect charged in Massachusetts road-rage murder held without bail

    07/02/2019 6:27:38 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    The Brockton (Mass.) Enterprise ^ | July 2, 2019 | Ben Berke
    BROCKTON, Mass. — A woman accused of stabbing a Brockton mother to death during a road-rage incident on Friday afternoon was ordered held without bail Monday. At an arraignment session in Brockton District Court, the defense attorney for Jacqueline Mendes, 32, of Fall River, claimed his client acted in self-defense after the woman she later stabbed, Jennifer Landry, approached his client’s car with a knife of her own. The violence allegedly stemmed from a verbal argument about driving, though police do not believe a collision occurred.
  • Best Knife for Self-Defense

    06/28/2019 9:46:23 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 45 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/28/2019 | P DesPaul
    We have all heard of never bring a knife to a gunfight. True, but depending on the situation knives do have the advantage over guns in short range fights. Knives do have their disadvantages as well, nothing is perfect. Having a knife as a backup to your pistol should be a part of your every day carry. Sometimes, getting to your pistol isn't always that easy when you’re caught in close quarter and have to do some hand-to-hand and getting the knife out was easier. f you decide to carry a knife with the intent of using it to defend...
  • Wenger 16999 Swiss Army Knife Giant [humor]

    06/23/2019 6:30:21 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 27 replies
    Amazon ^ | various | various
    This knife is for real. And it has an amazing 87 different folding tools. But what makes this product stand out are all the wacky comments by the reviewers. Most of them are comedy gems. Here are just two: "I tried to file my nails, but in the process I accidentally fixed a small engine that was near by. Which was nice." "With this, I once fought off a family of hungry grizzlies by simply pulling it out of my pocket. They apologized for the inconvenience and left."
  • Combatives in the Era of the Chuck Norris Rule

    06/09/2019 8:34:07 PM PDT · by vannrox · 8 replies
    American Partisan ^ | 20APR19 | Posted by Bryce Sharper
    In a recent episode of the Crackpot Podcast, James LaFond and Lynn Lockhart discuss a video of a vagrant gang attack on an NYPD officer in a subway. The officer successfully defends himself using a front push kick called a ‘teep‘ in muay thai as well as a collapsible baton called an ASP. The officer is a large man with good balance, footwork, and vision. He was helped by citizen good samaritans. The video demonstrates the increasing boldness of criminals against police. These were vagrants who uniformly live a life of hard drug abuse, violence, and petty theft. However, criminals...
  • ACTION ALERT! NY Gravity Knife Ban Repeal Bill to Gov. Cuomo – CALL/EMAIL TODAY!

    05/28/2019 7:58:29 PM PDT · by BTerclinger · 38 replies
    Knife Rights ^ | 05/23/19 | Knife Rights
    The bill to repeal New York’s Gravity Knife Ban, A5944, which would stop the bogus arrests and prosecutions on Gravity Knife charges of knife owners carrying common folding knives in New York City has been transmitted to Governor Cuomo. If you live, work or travel in New York CALL the Governor TODAY and ask him to STOP the OUTRAGEOUS arrests and prosecutions in New York City! Click on the link for details on calling, emailing or faxing.
  • Suspect accused of chasing Austin, TX man with knife at Garrison Park

    04/20/2019 4:36:01 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 17 replies
    KXAN News - Austin, TX ^ | 19 April 2019 | Chelsea Moreno
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — A knife-wielding suspect allegedly chased a man after he inappropriately touched his girlfriend at Garrison Park, court documents said. Officers responded to the park located at 6001 Manchaca Road right next to Crockett High School in south Austin last Tuesday after a caller said a man with a knife was chasing his friend. When officers arrived, the victim told them he got a text from his girlfriend that said a strange guy touched her inappropriately while at the park. He went to the park immediately and confronted who police identified as 53-year-old Robert Lopez. At first, the...
  • Knife vs Gun - Revisit the 21 Foot Rule

    02/27/2019 12:26:26 AM PST · by w1n1 · 23 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/27/2019 | C Cocoles
    The 21 foot rule drill is well known within the law enforcement and personal defense circle. The Tueller drill is all about "reactionary gap" through training. Other trainers have come up with the distances associated it to the Tueller drill. This experimentation, determined that the average healthy adult male can cover a distance of seven yards (21 feet) in about 1.5 seconds. The significance of the time factor is based on the reasonable standard that a person who’s trained in proper pistol craft (gun fighting) should be able to draw a handgun and place two centered hits on a life-size...
  • Knife Crime is Out of Control in Sadiq Khan’s London.

    02/06/2019 6:13:45 AM PST · by george76 · 48 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | Feb 6, 2019 | Jose Nino
    London continues its downward spiral under London Mayor Saddiq Khan’s leadership. Or lack thereof. According to figures from the London Metropolitan Police, 49 percent of knife crime is committed by teenagers. Even more revealing were numbers that indicated that three quarters of knife crime perpetrators were minorities. This is part of a larger trend of failed government policies that are beginning to produce toxic social outcomes throughout the UK. For a start, it doesn’t help that the UK has an expansive welfare state that is not very conducive to immigrant assimilation. One needn’t look further at the case of Sweden...
  • Terrorist found carrying knife in Pringles container

    11/21/2018 9:29:01 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 72 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/11/18
    On Monday morning, during a routine morning shift at the Qalandiya crossing in northern Jerusalem, an Arab woman arrived at the checkpoint. When she put her belongings in for inspection, the combat soldier from the "Erez" battalion, Sergeant Anton Goltzman, saw in the mirror that there was a sharp object in her bag that aroused his suspicion. Anton immediately reported to the war room and closed the crossing. When her bag was checked a knife was discovered inside a Pringles container. "When we opened the bag, we saw nothing but a few personal belongings and a box of snacks,"...
  • Help selecting folding knife for son

    11/08/2018 3:44:13 PM PST · by ModelBreaker · 74 replies
    ModelBreaker ^ | 11/8/2018 | ModelBreaker
    Looking for recommendations for a high quality folding knife as a gift for my son. He likes knives that kind-of spring open. I'm not sure what to call the mechanism that springs open but is not a switchblade. 3.5 inches is legal where I live. I put a link to Spyderco as I understand they are one of the good companies.
  • OBAMA: "If they bring a knife, we bring a gun." - Search for video

    11/02/2018 5:21:22 PM PDT · by Bon mots · 35 replies
    MSM | November 2, 2018 | Bon Mots
    I am trying to find video of Obama saying that. It is widely acknowledged that he did say it on June 13, 2008 in Philadelphia, but YouTube, Google and all of the MSM have carefully scrubbed the net of this video. Soon, they will deny he ever said it. Just like that video of Al Gore saying that the North Polar Ice Cap would be completely gone by 2013.It's GONE - never to be seen again. I found an archive of Obummer speeches, but it's also been removed from there: ObamaDownloads.com
  • Knife wielding man fatally shot in Brockton.

    10/21/2018 8:42:38 AM PDT · by Vermont Lt · 7 replies
    Masslive ^ | 1/21/2018 | MassLive
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