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Week 257 Volume 2
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Editor's note
On behalf of the entire PoliceOne staff, I want to wish all of you a happy and relaxing Thanksgiving. For those of you on duty this holiday weekend, know that we are thinking of you and the sacrifice you're making this day to keep the peace.

It's you, our members, who top the list of things we're grateful for as an organization. Thank you for your enthusiastic support and your continued involvement in our efforts to keep law enforcement informed, educated and inspired. We're grateful.

The next PoliceOne newsletter will be sent on Monday, November 28.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor


Conn. tragedy: Two cops dead, no clear explanation
WEST HARTFORD- A state trooper shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, a Newington police officer, then turned the gun on himself in a murder-suicide Monday evening ... Full Story

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Conn.: Troubled Trooper didn't give clues to lethal intent

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(left) Cristina Ripley, left, and Sarah Gagnon, right, stand beside a memorial for Newington PD Officer Ciara McDermott in Newington, Conn., Tuesday. McDermott, a school resource officer, was killed Monday by her ex-boyfriend, suspended Trooper Victor Diaz, Monday. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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Police technologies for counterterrorism
Part Two of the Lessons learned overseas series
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.)
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The previous article determined that terrorists around the globe target police officers. Indeed, preliminary figures from 2005 may indicate a continuing and perhaps growing trend in the violence against law enforcement. According to the National Memorial Institute ... Full Story

Related article: Lessons learned overseas: Part One

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PoliceOne Training Tip:

Easy way to practice your draw daily
Submitted by: IALEFI Member Corporal Guy Minnis, Evansville (IN) PD
Being able to quickly access your sidearm may save your life or the life of another one day. An easy way to become highly proficient with your draw is to do the following on a routine basis ... Full Story

Officer Down:
Texas officer killed in training accident
[Mexia, Texas]

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Press Release:
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Video released of deputy shooting Ga. man (Video included)
[Woodbine, GA]
Prisoner accused of stealing police car arrested in Iowa
[Sioux City, IA]
Calif. police cleared in Taser death
[Salinas, CA]
Mass. man stabs, kills self during standoff
[Harford County, MA]

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