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PoliceOne PoliceOne Member News
Week 263 Volume 3
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Editor's note
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Casey Doherty with the Montgomery County (MD) PD. Casey participated in our 100,000 member milestone giveaway and has won a Patrol Bag from Delta Tactical.

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Gun-wielding middle school student shot by SWAT team
A sheriffs deputy shot a 15-year-old he believed was armed with a handgun at a Florida middle school Friday only to learn later that the weapon was a modified pellet gun, the Seminole County sheriff said ... Full Story

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Training takes over: A Canadian officer fights like he trained
By Steve Walton, PoliceOne columnist
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In May 1981, I was an energetic young patrol officer with almost 2 1/2 years of street-policing experience under my belt. I was a member of a progressive agency policing a city of approximately 500,000. I have to admit ... Full Story

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