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Week 240 Volume 1
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U.S. law enforcement prepares for suicide bombings
A NYC officer directs people away from the site of a suspicious package on New York's Madison Avenue, Monday. Police determined it was a false alarm. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)
Preparing for the worst

SOCORRO, N.M.- Todd Stumpf watched in awe as the faded green sedan loaded with 500 pounds of ammonium nitrate fuel oil blew up, sending dark clouds of smoke high into the air of this desert town. Even half a mile away and behind a steel bunker, the detective felt the shock waves deep in his chest ... Full Story

Related U.S. article:
Gonzales: Attacks in London and Egypt appear to be al-Qaida

Related London articles:
London cops name two bombing suspects

London police killing of terrorism suspect sparks worry in Britain

Police arrest third man in connection with July 21 London bombings

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The Five Actions of Top Notch Leaders
by P1 Leadership Training columnist Karen L. Spencer, Ed.D.
Two of the biggest challenges for leaders today are employee performance and organization change. While advice books abound on both topics, Top Notch leaders need not spend time in a library. Improving employee productivity and leading or surviving the change process boils down to five specific, but interdependent ... Full Story

Related leadership columns by Lt. Raymond E. Foster:
Small unit leadership

The strategy of preparing for promotion

PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Make your blood type available
by Chuck Remsberg & Scott Buhrmaster, PoliceOne Editorial Staff
In his excellent book, "Blue Blood," author Edward Conlon makes mention of the practice of writing your blood type on your vest so it's immediately ... Full Story

Officer Down:
Trooper Cila of Mass.
Mass. Trooper dies after crashing motorcycle
[Boston, Massachusetts]

Goodbye to a colleague who died in service
[Jemappes, Belgium]

Ga. officer killed in wreck
[Braselton, Georgia]

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Press Release:
Aramsco Introduces the Folding Mirror for Law Enforcement Applications
Scandalized LAPD recruits pattern-scanning computer to stop rogue cops
[Los Angeles, CA]
Baltimore drug dealers offered an exit to get out of game
[Baltimore, MD]
Compton, Calif., stung by rise in killings
[Compton, CA]

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Free Use of Force Training Videos
from P-1 Columnist POSA (Police Officers Safety Association)
Motorcycle is center of inquiry into trooper's death
[Boston, MA]
Pressure rising for United States to turn to video surveillance
[New York, NY]
The beat goes on for community policing in Maine city
[Worcester, ME]

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