For once, here is an article about a police officer that used Jiu-Jitsu without any controversy.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has long demonstrated it’s effectiveness when it comes to law enforcement officers and preventing escalation of incidents.
The potential for jiu jitsu to enable police officers to be better at their job is enormous. We often observe videos like trips and perfect stand up technique enabling men in nasty situations to defend themselves regardless of what side of the conflict they’re on.
However for Law Enforcement Officers there’s an obvious benefit to knowing ground work – aka brazilian jiu-jitsu but for some police their knowledge of grappling is so bad that it can lead to some tragicomic incidents such as this one:
In this instance, a police officer with Jiu-Jitsu training experience apprehends a suspect in a department store, controls him and puts him in an armbar until help arives.