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Week 244 Volume 2
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Want to be covert? Be creative:
12 props that can make you "invisible"
by Managing Editor Scott Buhrmaster
(Secure- law enforcement only)


The recent government caution that terrorists may pose as homeless people during surveillance to avoid attention is a great reminder that this same type of creativity can be very effective when used by the police.

"The key to good surveillance is positioning and blending," says Pat McCarthy, a surveillance expert and producer of the Street Cop ... Full Story

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Terrorists may pose as homeless for surveillance, government says

A glib tongue can win you gang informants - and gang secrets (Secure- law enforcement only)

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After 58 percent failure rate, government says no to Zylon vests

$10 mil added to government fund to purchase new vests

By MARK SHERMAN
Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON- Bullets fired in government tests penetrated more than half the police body armor vests containing the synthetic fiber Zylon, already the subject of lawsuits over reliability ... Full Story

Related P1 Report:
Zylon Body Armor

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Cause for concern? PoliceOne addresses current media coverage regarding Zylon ballistic vests

PoliceOne Training Tip:
Your turn signal can keep you safe on stops
submitted by Dpty. Mike Gross, Boone Co. (KY) SD

There is a trick I use to keep myself safe on the side of the highway. We have over 28 miles of I-75 and I-275 in my county, so I am on the Interstate a lot. When I tell guys of my little trick they look at me funny and wonder why they didn't think of it ... Full Story

Officer Down:
Head-on crash kills reserve S.C. deputy
[St. George, South Carolina]

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Submit information on the incident to the PoliceOne site and to this newsletter.


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News Headlines:

Press Release:
DNAPrint Forensics Featured in USATODAY Article Focusing on Growing Use of DNA Testing in Crime Investigations
Fleeing suspect Calif. police shot was likely deaf
[Moreno Valley, CA]
Case of shot fleeing suspect test for sheriff's new rules
[Harris County, TX]
Milwaukee not alone in suffering surge in murders
[Milwaukee, WI]
NY motorist crashes into 6, drags officer
[New York, NY]

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Press Release:
Telex/Vega VOIP Dispatch Equipment Now Compatible with Nextel Phone Systems
N.C.: Deputies seize 250 lbs. of pot

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Turning a "routine" ticket into a big-time bust

Deputies turn a 'simple' speeding stop into a triple murder bust
Tasers bring new problems to Penn. police
[Pittsburgh, PA]
Homeland Security reviewing border strategy
[Washington, DC]
Ark. sheriff explores link between meth and arrowheads
[Searcy, AR]

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