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One officer killed, another injured in Las Vegas shooting
LAS VEGAS- A police officer was shot to death Wednesday when a man suspected of beating a woman with a stick suddenly sprayed police with gunfire, authorities said
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(left) Las Vegas officers gather at the scene Wednesday after an officer was shot and killed today and another injured after a domestic dispute call ended in gunfire in a southwest neighborhood. Police said the suspect in the shooting also was killed. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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Driving in sand?
by P-1 Guest Columnist David Nuce Why drive on sand? A major portion of the Southern and Southwestern U.S. is composed of sandy terrain, and officers on patrol are always checking out "dirt" roads where stolen cars are known to be dumped, or where suspicious persons
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Eliminating your blind spot
Sgt. Carlos Reynoso, Hollister (CA) PD
After working undercover and spending hours in a car for surveillance, I discovered that if you place those small, concaved mirrors on your outside rearview mirrors you can effectively eliminate the blind spot while parked
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Atlantic City Police Receive New Accident Investigation Unit
Purchased from grant funds the Atlantic City Police Dept. recently received their new Fatal Accident Investigation Unit. Based on an Expedition, the custom cabinetry includes compartments and secure drawers for their sensitive laser recreation and other important investigative equipment.
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