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PoliceOne member's front line report from hurricane ground zero
Officer Ronnie Odom cools down during a brief rain shower during a search for victims of Hurricane Katrina in Waveland, Miss. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
PoliceOne received the following report from P-1 Member Chief Jeff Chudwin, Olympia Fields (IL) PD, the evening of Thursday, September 8

I will try to put into words that which is so difficult to explain or describe due in large part to the enormity of this event ... Full Story

Related Katrina articles:
Frustrated officers go house to house, pleading with the die-hards

Katrina's aftermath: NOPD's rep is rescued

Hurricane Help & Information Center

In addition to current news articles (particularly those with a focus on law enforcement-related information) and links to charities where you may donate financial support, you will find a special Hurricane Helpline Forum.

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HIV-positive ex-convict sentenced for attempted murder of NYC police

By SAMUEL MAULL
Associated Press Writer

NEW YORK- An HIV-positive ex-convict who said he tried to kill several police officers and a psychiatric hospital employee by biting them or spitting blood in their faces was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years in prison ... Full Story


Visit the PoliceOne Corrections section for updated news and research

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Lessons from the Florida hurricanes
by Managing Editor Scott Buhrmaster & In the Line of Duty
The brutal 2004 hurricane season yielded helpful tips in planning for and recovering from a natural disaster. Video training producers In the Line of Duty traveled to Charlotte Co., ... Full Story

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News Headlines:

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Q & A with Tony Blauer, Founder of Blauer Tactical Systems
More than 650 suspected gang members arrested in five-country crackdown
Calif. PD grapples with gang control
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[Cleveland, OH]
Convictions overturned in killings of two Md. deputies
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Ore. study: Police didn't act on training plan
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Nev. detective accused of phony case
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Ill-gotten millions to aid police forces
[Vienna, VA]
Handcuffed Nev. suspect flees, is in custody after chase
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