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Homeland Security nets more than 500 gang arrests
Chief Jerome Lance of Oceanside, Calif., speaks during a news conference, Monday in Washington
By LARA JAKES JORDAN
Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON- U.S. government authorities arrested 528 alleged gang members over a two-week period, officials said Monday, targeting an estimated 80 violent groups they say have spawned street crimes across the country.

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff called the gangs "a threat to our homeland security and ... a very urgent law enforcement priority ... Full Story

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The misunderstood concept of "No pain, no gain"
with Training at the Speed of Life columnist Ken Murray
(Secure - Law Enforcement Only)


There is no question that pain, or often just the possibility of pain, can play an important part in training for high-risk situations. The pain of a marking projectile, for instance, colliding with a training participant can be extremely useful for teaching and remembering tactical lessons. Feeling the impact of a strike during a dynamic physical skills exercise helps ... Full Story

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Target training to respond to an active shooter
by PoliceOne Managing Editor Scott Buhrmaster (Secure- Law enforcement only)
Active shooter situations — incidents in which a gunman is actively firing at people at the point of your response to the scene — can be among the most harrowing events in any officer’s career. So critical is the need for all officers, including non-SWAT street officers ... Full Story

Officer Down:
Okla. officer and his father killed in crash
[Sapulpa, Oklahoma]

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N.M. deputy pleads guilty to killing man who shot his partner
[Alamogordo, NM]
PD in small Penn. city in crisis over brutality lawsuits
[Easton, PA]
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Dillon County deputy shoots man throwing baseballs
[Dillan, SC]
Chicago medical examiner ties death to officer's Taser
[Cook County, IL]

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Rudeness is the leading complaint against Idaho officers
[Idaho Falls, ID]
States move toward lifetime GPS tracking of sex offenders
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