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Week-269-February-23-2006

PoliceOne PoliceOne Member News
Week 269 Volume 2
Sponsored by: MAGNUM TASER Calibre Press
Editor's note

PoliceOne members get 10% off all Street Survival Seminars

We're excited to announce that as a PoliceOne member, you will now receive 10% off your Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar tuition. Please mention Code: P1C if registering by phone at 800-323-0037, write it in on registration forms faxed to: 866-225-4273 or if registering online, please add the code in the Notes section.

Check out the full 2006 Street Survival Seminar schedule to find a location near you.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor



Tulsa chief put on leave:
Mayor says report that was critical of SWAT team was withheld
Tulsa Police Chief David Been has been placed on administrative leave after a report critical of the city's SWAT team - and the police department's overall leadership - didn't immediately make it to Mayor Bill LaFortune's desk ... Full Story

Related story:
Tulsa SWAT Team called ripe for disaster

Visit the P-1 Investigations section

Sponsored by MAGNUM
Magnum Launches New Tactical Apparel Line

Magnum is proud to announce a revolutionary new line of Tactical Apparel built to the same comfort, fit and technology standards as its best-selling footwear. Designed for tactical law-enforcement agencies, Magnum Tactical Apparel features a 6-month No-Fade Guarantee.

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Should troubled officers take antidepressant medication?
from The Force Science Research Center

That question was raised recently on the listserv for the IACP's Psychological Services Section. A psych professional from south Florida reported noticing of late "a marked increase in police officers being prescribed" ... Full Story


--> Read all of Force Science's Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts About Controversial Force Issues articles

PoliceOne Safety Tip:

More dry fire training tips
Submitted by: Senior Special Agent Alan Ferguson, Lead Firearms Instructor for the IRS Criminal Investigation Division (VA)
I recommend that our agents use their reflection in the bedroom mirror as the target. In this manner the agent develops reactionary skills to a threatening movement as well as target acquisition ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

Sponsored by TASER

TASER International announces the 2006 TASER® Master Instructor School and Conference in Las Vegas, NV on May 2-7, 2006. TASER International invites all of the law enforcement community to participate in this most comprehensive training and expert collaboration on TASER technology.

--> For more information or registration, please visit www.taser.com or call 800-978-2737 ext. 2016.

News Headlines:

Press Release:
Original SWAT Introduces New 6” Classic for 2006
Man wants guilty plea set aside in killing of Kentucky sheriff
[Somerset, KY]
Police: Trooper was speeding before fatal crash in Nevada
[Las Vegas, NV]
Teen steals Dallas deputy chief's police car
[Dallas, TX]
Ark. fired chief fights in court
[Little Rock, AR]

Sponsored by Calibre Press

The Street Survival Seminar is coming to Salina, KS March 21-22 and Hamilton, OH March 27-28. Check out the full 2006 Street Survival Seminar schedule to find a location near you. The most dynamic, impactful training experience available, the Street Survival Seminar is a must for every law enforcement professional and spouse.

--> Register at www.calibrepress.com or call (800) 323-0037.

Press Release:
Itronix New Semi-rugged Notebook Selected to Support Public Safety Efforts; Transforms Law Enforcement Vehicles into Mobile Offices for Increased Efficiency on the Job
Gun undetected as robbery suspect taken to N.C. jail
[Raleigh, NC]
Taser company developing shocking shotgun shells
[Phoenix, AZ]
Ohio officer hurt when cruiser is rear-ended
[Dublin, OH]
Idaho officer accused of sleeping with suspect's wife
[Rigby, ID]

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