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 SCOTUS examines scope of governmental immunity
 Video tip: Drills for takedown defense
 June 8, 2012
Featured News
Cop fired over arrest video is reinstated 3 officers hurt in arrest of Pa. man Phone app records police stops, eyed as danger
Today's Top Stories:
Fla. officer fired for writing too many tickets: Town changed to bonus based on merit, lawyer argues that officer was trying to earn bonus
Deputy killed en route to fire scene: A tractor trailer driving the opposite way crossed lanes and hit the patrol car
Mich. K-9 turns on handler, is fatally shot
Former chief charged with shoving officer
Cops shoot, kill man waving Samurai sword
Feds to probe shooting death of Ga. man by police
Pentagon halts free guns for police
Officer appeals firing for donning Speedo
All Law Enforcement is Local
Neighborhood watch, security services, and police privatization
By Lance Eldridge, PoliceOne Columnist
Though private security has an important role to play in community safety, it should not usurp the government’s responsibility to maintain order and protect our communities. Police outnumbered 5:1
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Liability and Litigation
SCOTUS examines scope of governmental immunity
By Terry Dwyer, PoliceOne Columnist
Three SCOTUS decisions reviewed the scope of governmental immunity and extended the protection afforded to those who testify at grand jury to include law enforcement officers. Positive impact
Police dog called to testify in court
This four-legged officer was called in to testify against a man fighting a traffic citation.
Cyclists are not above the law
A UK motorcycle officer pulls over a man on a bicycle who not-so-sneakily ran a red light.
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P1 First Person
Avoid endorsing candidates
By Tom Wetzel, PoliceOne Member
With election season coming, temptation to endorse particular candidates will rise. In our line of work, it's vital that we demonstrate a commitment to public service without favoritism. Time-honored principles
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Video Tip
Drills for takedown defense
Tackle some issues about takedown defense with these simple drills that you can do anytime you have a partner and a safe environment. Watch the video
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P1 Member Photo of the Week
To protect and serve — on 4 legs
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