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Week 243 Volume 1
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MS-13 gets a toehold in rural W. Virginia
ICE agents arrest a suspected MS-13 member June 15 in Mass. (AP/Josh Reynolds)
BLOOMERY, West Virginia- It seems an unlikely setting for a meeting of big-city gang members - a secluded spot along the Shenandoah River where the loudest noises come from tires crunching gravel and water rushing over the dam

"If you just drove through, you wouldn't notice. But we sit and watch what they do," says Jefferson County sheriff's Lt. Bobby Shirley. While women serve picnics and children play, "the men are standing around, clearly doing business ... Full Story

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Are cops wild in the streets? New study says no way
from The Force Science Research Center

To hear some of the media and activist police critics tell it, American cops are "out of control," running rampant in an "epidemic" of unjustified use of force.

But in an ongoing study that has been underway now for more than three years, Dr. Darrell Ross is nailing down facts that prove just the opposite is true ... Full Story

Force Science Research section

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PoliceOne Safety Tip:

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Submitted by Officer Eric Brown with the Pageland (SC) PD
Beware, single-shot .22 disguised as ink pen being sold over the internet. This disguised weapon illustrates why it's important to keep your eyes open for any movement or behavior ... Full Story

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