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Week 234 Volume 1
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Juvenile Cop Killers
by PoliceOne Columnist Craig Floyd
Soon after the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 earlier this year to abolish the death penalty for juvenile killers, a troubling e-mail was sent to our office by the cousin of a Texas law enforcement officer shot and killed by one of those teenage murderers. It read: "...My cousin, Micheal Ray Eakin, was killed in the line of duty in Harris County, Texas. His killer was sentenced by a jury to death. Because he was not yet 18 ... Full Story

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Edged Weapon Defense: Is or Was the 21-foot Rule Valid?
Part 2 of a 2-Part Series from The Force Science Research Center
In this final installment of our 2-part series we discuss additional conclusions regarding edged-weapon defense, namely:

- For many officers and situations, a 21-foot reactionary gap is not sufficient
- Some weapons presumed to be effective against knife attacks are not reliable
- Training in edged-weapon defense should by no means be abandoned
... Full Story

Related P1 Report:
Part 1: Edged Weapon Defense: Is or Was the 21-foot Rule Valid?

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Five Driving Safety Tips
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by PoliceOne Columnist Capt. Travis Yates
In the past three decades officer deaths in vehicle collisions have risen 40 percent.Hopefully these five tips will better prepare you for your daily duty ... Full Story

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