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Week 236 Volume 2
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Little Bang Theory: Mechanical Processes That Enhance Safe & Effective NFDD Use
by P1 Less Lethal Columnist Major Steve Ijames
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  • Texas: Warnings preceded DPS recruit's death
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    AUSTIN, Texas - A Department of Public Safety recruit died last month of injuries suffered after a lieutenant overruled two supervisors' warnings that the trainee was too overmatched by a superior fighter to box in an agency-sanctioned drill, records show ... Full Story

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    PoliceOne Safety Tip:

    Plain Language Crisis Communications
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    by PoliceOne Senior Correspondent Charles Remsberg
    Radio codes often vary from agency to agency and in a multi-agency crisis response, that can pose serious problems, says IALEFI instructor Don Alwes, Executive Staff Advisor ... Full Story

    Officer Down:
    Va. deputy sheriff killed while transporting juvenile
    [Dinwiddie, Virginia]

    Gunman kills L.A. deputy on gang duty
    [El Monte, California]

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    Unarmed off-duty N.Y. officer stabbed, thwarts robbery  - Video
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    Feds: Proper training given for Taser guns
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    Ohio chief shelves Russian shells after safety dispute
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    Wash. party crasher shot by police
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    N.C. officer whose shot hit girl resigns
    [Wake Forest, NC]
    N.C. officer shoots, kills man after chase
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