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Week 268 Volume 3
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Four Dallas officers shot while serving federal warrant
DALLAS- Four police officers were shot Thursday as they tried to serve a federal drug warrant on a home in southwest Dallas ... Full Story

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Man who shot 4 Dallas officers charged with aggravated assault

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(left) Dallas officers work the scene where four officers were shot serving a drug warrant at a home in the Oak Cliff section of southwest Dallas on Thursday. All four were hospitalized in good condition, Sr. Cpl. Jamie Kimbrough said. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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P1 mailbag response: Was sergeant out of line in off-duty comedy routine?
On Wednesday we posted a story about a New Jersey sergeant who was suspended without pay from his job in internal affairs after a CD of his controversial comedy routine was sent to his station. We then posed this question ... Full Story (Secure- law enforcement only)

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PoliceOne Safety Tip:

POSA tip of the month: Back-up guns
from the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA)
If your agency allows a back-up gun, then it's only common sense to carry one. But selecting an appropriate and tactically optimum location to carry it involves a set of trade-offs. In this month's video tip, the Police Officers Safety Association looks at the pros and cons of the three most common BUG carry locations ... Full Tip (Secured- law enforcement only)

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Officer Down:
Chicago officer dies from crash injuries
[Chicago, Illinois]

CHP officer killed in Modesto
[Modesto, California]

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Police kill NY woman after neighbor, cat are stabbed
[New York, NY]
Sheriff: No more sexual services for detectives investigating prostitution
[Spotsylvania, VA]
Dog trainer used a crate to help Kan. inmate break out
[Lansing, KS]
FEMA: La. police to lose housing in less than two weeks
[New Orleans, LA]

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Press Release:
DNAPrint Genomics Provides Ancestry Test Results For Event Organizers At Human Rights Awareness Conference
Calif. inmates had access to employee data, guards say
[Sacramento, CA]
Cincinnati officer who shot unarmed black man won't face civil rights charges
[Cincinnati, OH]
Texas: Bomb-sniffing dog dies in accidental fall
[Houston, TX]
Marijuana harvest sets record in Washington state
[Spokane, WA]

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