‘Embedded’ Part 2: Cadets get defensive in physical training

Posted at 2:32 AM, Feb 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 14:37:50-05

All this week, PIX11 is "Embedded" with the Nassau County Police Academy. On Tuesday night, it's an all-access look at how officers are trained to deescalate and diffuse dangerous scenarios.

But sometimes this training doesn't always result in a peaceful outcome. In Part 2, check out how cadets are taught defensive techniques that could one day save their lives and others.