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Call The Police and They Will Sue You


You will have possibly seen the news item on the policewoman who is suing a garage owner after she tripped on a kerbstone whilst responding to a 999 call in relation to a suspected burglary. To read more go to:

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force, Risk Assessment

Another Death Due To Prone Restaint


Yet again another person has died from the use of prone restraint. Yet despite of the vast amount of evidence relating to the dangerous nature of the prone position it is still being used. According to a BBC News report

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Posted in Positional Asphyxia

£40 Training Day on Reasonable Force


Understanding Reasonable Force Seminar – 7th July – Special Offer – Only £40.00 Per Person! In the past you have expressed an interest in our courses, so I thought that I would take this opportunity to drop you a quick

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force, Self Defence Instructors

Are You prepared If and When It Goes Wrong


At present the case of Simon Harwood, the Metropolitan Police Officer who unlawfully killed Ian Tomlinson, the person who died at the G20 protests in London, is headline news. In the press coverage on the 5th May 2011, Britain’s most

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force, Self Defence Instructors

333 Deaths in Police Custody – No Convictions


Since 1998 there have been 333 deaths in police custody, yet not one officer has been convicted according to a recent Independent Police Complaints Commission Study.

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Positional Asphyxia, Reasonable Force

Reasonable Force?


Reasonable Force? The following video shows Merseyside Police restraining an injured man so that he could be treated for knife wounds: The initial perception is that the Police have gone over the top. The true fact is that all of

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Posted in Reasonable Force

G4S Security Guards Restraint in Question Again


G4S Security Guards Restraint in Question Again The Restraint Techniques used by G$s Security Guards were once again in the press today. You can read the article in tehe Guardian by going to: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/oct/21/g4s-jose-gutierrez-deportee-alleged-mistreatment To learn about the implications of

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Posted in Products, Reasonable Force

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