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Week-273-March-24-2006

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Week 273 Volume 3
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LAPD legal woes: 53 former officers sued and unkept promises
LAPD suing 53 former officers

The city of Los Angeles is suing 53 former LAPD officers for $1.6 million, alleging that they broke their employment contracts by leaving within five years of graduating from the Police Academy ... Full Story

Judge chastises LAPD for consent decree 'failure'

A federal judge scolded city officials for failing to meet key provisions of a 2001 court consent decree to reform the Police Department ... Full Story

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(left) Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton
(AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

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P-1 Member Feedback: Insight into tactics
shown in news photo & tactical search reminders
In the last PoliceOne Newsletter the Associated Press photograph shown to the left, which accompanied an AP News story, drew insightful comment from PoliceOne Member Sgt. Mary J. Palka, an academy instructor with U.S. Capitol Police (WA) ... Full Story
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(left) (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Fighting from the ground up
by Columnist Dave Young, Director of Specialized Programs for Fox Valley Tech. College's Redman Training Division
You're pinned back-down to the ground with a suspect straddling your chest. He's raining punches down on you and you can't immediately get to your weapons to defend yourself. What do you do?

In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip, Instructor Dave Young, Director of Specialized Training for Fox Valley Technical College's Redman Training Division, shows you step-by-step strategies for protecting yourself while moving out from under an attack and returning to a position of dominance ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

Press Releases:
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Police to Incorporate the RoadRunner In-Car Digital Video Systems From Apollo
Member Submission:
Prosecutors vow to seek death penalty in deputy's killing
[Macon, GA]
Member Submission:
Two deputies may have been poisoned with Meth.
[Omaha, NE]
Woman shot dead in highway chase
[San Francisco, CA]
Equipment stolen from police van, including vests, flash-bangs & ammo
[Kansas City, MO]

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Press Release:
IPC Acquires Geo911
Va. police launch sweep for 90 drug suspects
[Roanoke, VA]
Congressman: Don't prosecute sheriff who seized Katrina ice
[Jackson, MS]
Bomb found in car stopped for speeding near Los Angeles
[South El Monte, CA]
Tampa police policy bans intradepartmental dating
[Tampa, FL]

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