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PoliceOne PoliceOne Member News
Week 254 Volume 1
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Hundreds arrested in Wis. as police raid Halloween celebration
MADISON, Wis.- Police used repeated bursts of pepper spray early Sunday to break up a crowd of Halloween celebrants, part of a weekend of revelry in which more than 400 people were arrested ... Full Story

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Major Steve Ijames' P1 column Less Lethal Options for Today's Law Enforcement Challenges

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(above) A reveler runs through pepper spray Sunday as Madison police break up a Halloween celebration.
(Michelle Stocker, AP)

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The effect of training on the effects of stress
by The Police Officers Safety Association (POSA)
There has been a great deal written during the last 25 years about the effects of stress on performance in both the academic and research literature, and in the practical literature such as this magazine. Yet there are still a few ongoing debates in our field-the use of a firearm in critical incidents and the teaching thereof-that are debated at all only because ... Full Story

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POSA's P1 column Free Video Training Programs for Law Enforcement

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Lifting prints from rough surfaces
Submitted by Det. Matthew Kuzma
When trying to lift a print from rough surfaces, Use ELMERS SCHOOL GLUE GEL. Apply the glue to the prints as if you were pouring a mold for a cast ... Full Story

Officer Down:
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Search continues for man who shot Va. policeman
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New Orleans police fire 51 for desertion
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[Long Beach, NY]
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Ore. man killed by police suffered excited delirium
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[Houston, TX]
La. cop who was shot after Katrina returns home
[Algiers, LA]
NY judge rules police violated woman's rights in racial profiling case
[Albany, NY]

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