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Week 264 Volume 1
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Fugitive alleged mob boss captured in suburban Chicago
CHICAGO- A reputed mob boss charged along with 13 others with plotting several organized crime murders was taken into custody Friday after nine months on the run, the FBI said ... Full Story

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Chicago: Alleged U.S. Mafia enforcer pleads not guilty

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(left) This photo shows reputed mob boss Joey "The Clown" Lombardo. FBI officials said Lombardo, who has been on the lam for nine months, was arrested Friday. (AP Photo/Chicago Police)

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Press releases: Used and abused
with Richard Weinblatt

Here is a very common question that I get from police chief and public information officer (PIO) types: "What is the appropriate use of press releases in police media relations?" Back in the '80s, when I owned a New York City metro public relations firm ... Full Story

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The absence of a police marketing mentality

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PoliceOne Training Tip:

Altered DOB of FL licenses
Submitted by: Ptlm. M. McCollum, Autaugaville (AL) PD
If you find someone who has tried to alter their Florida drivers license by scrathing the DOB part to make it unreadable, the year of their birth is in ... Full tip (Secure- log in required)

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News Headlines:

Press Release:
DGI deploys CoBRA® version 4.0 to all FBI-Accredited State and Local Bomb Squads
OH: Teenager accused of shooting officer in face
[Cincinnati, OH]
Attorney: Fla. police told boy had fake gun
[Longwood, FL]
Police in Ala., Ga. hunt for escaped murder suspects
[Phenix City, AL]
Ill.: Meth crackdown starts requiring ID for common cold remedies
[Bloomington, IL]

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Press Release:
Eleventh Lawsuit Against TASER International Dismissed
San Francisco officer dragged, suspect held after wild chase
[San Francisco, CA]
Mexican criminals smuggling guns from U.S.
[Mexico]
Texas inmate makes a brief escape
[Fort Worth, TX]
Appeals court rejects police immunity from lawsuit
[Washington, DC]

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