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Week-265-January-27-2006

PoliceOne PoliceOne Member News
Week 265 Volume 3
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MD. inmate shoots guard, flees hospital
HAGERSTOWN, Md.- A hospitalized inmate grabbed a corrections officer's gun and shot him early Thursday, then ran from the hospital and carjacked a taxi before crashing about 5 miles away, police said ... Full Story

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Providence detective killed with own gun by suspect during questioning

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(left) Brandon Morris is escorted by Md. Corrections officers from the MSP barracks in Hagerstown, Md., Thursday. Morris, 20, admitted to Washington County Hospital on Wednesday, shot the corrections officer guarding him early Thursday.
(AP Photo/The Herald-Mail, Richard T. Meagher)

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P-1 Exclusive: What will it take for us to take drunk driving seriously?
with PoliceOne columnist Capt. Travis Yates

On January 12, 2005, Bridgeton (MO) Officer Scott Armstrong was on routine patrol on Highway 370 in the early morning hours. He was following ... Full Story

Related stories:
Drunken driving case stirs Mo. police after officer loses his legs

Speech given by P-1 columnist Captain Travis Yates

Visit Yates' P1 column: Police Driving; Safety Behind the Wheel

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Using a wall as your weapon
by Gary Klugiewicz, PoliceOne Trainer
It can be easy to forget that in any building, a powerful and effective defensive tool may be right behind you...a wall. In this PoliceOne video tip of the week, defensive tactics instructor Gary Klugiewicz illustrates how officers can use this often forgotten tool in a crunch ... Full Tip

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Grand jury to investigate police actions in Katrina's aftermath
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Shootout kills pair trying to flee Kan. cops
[Hays, KS]
Ga. bill would let black officers recover lost years in pension plan
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