As is often the case in mass crisis situations, the reach of traumatization can spread far beyond the ground zero region. The devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Katrina is horrific and the reports PoliceOne has received from
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(left) Two men come out with their hands up as an officer keeps his weapon on them at the Fisher Housing Development in New Orleans where law enforcement officials searched for snipers on Wednesday. Workers restoring service in the area had reported hearing sniper fire. One arrest was made. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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Over the years, Tom Mayer has helped bury more than 50 friends and colleagues.
As president of Missouri's Fraternal Order of Police, he has hugged their grieving widows, consoled their children and helped pick out their caskets. His burden has grown heavier as the number of on-duty deaths among Missouri police officers continues to outpace the national average
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PoliceOne Safety Tip:
HGN test positioning
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While performing the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test during roadside sobriety testing, consider having the suspect sit on the rear bumper of your patrol unit with his legs somewhat extended
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