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Close-Quarters Combat

The Close-Quarters Combat topic covers defensive tactics and techniques for hands-on confrontations with inmates. News about the close-quarter confrontations between corrections officers and dangerous prisoners, as well as tips, columns, and expert opinion on preparation for assaults, as well as for the inevitable legal battles that follow, are presented here.

Staff can gain confidence in their techniques and skills when they train in realistic, dynamic environments
Recent videos appear to show correctional officers failing to intervene during inmate attacks on their co-workers. What factors could be at play behind this inaction?
One of the most dangerous and feared homemade weapons in corrections is the shank or shiv; here’s how to defend against an attack