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Week-275-April-05-2006

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Week 275 Volume 2
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Editor's note
Are you prepared to help a seriously injured officer survive his or her injuries, or will the things you spontaneously say or do in the face of a medical crisis further threaten the officer's chances of survival?

In a new PoliceOne survival series, Senior Contributor Chuck Remsberg reveals a crucial series of life-saving tips, gleaned from top experts in surviving catastrophic injury, that can literally make the difference between life and death.

Read Do you know the best tactics to help a fellow officer--or yourself--survive serious injury?

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor


Special Force Science series:
Why shooting to wound doesn't make sense scientifically, legally or tactically
By The Force Science Research Center
Part 1 of a 2-part Force Science News series


Recently, national media reported that a New York state senator had introduced legislation that would force police officers using deadly force to try to shoot violent suspects in the arms or legs to stop them ... Full Story

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Capitol chief faults Congresswoman for escalating incident
WASHINGTON- U. S. Capitol Police Chief Terrance Gainer said Wednesday that Rep. Cynthia McKinney turned an officer's failure to recognize her into a criminal matter when she failed to stop at his request, and then struck him ... Full Story

Related articles:
Capitol police request arrest warrant for Ga. congresswoman

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(left) Rep. Cynthia McKinney asks reporters to back off as she votes in 2004. McKinney has been accused of assalted a DC officer. (AP Photo /W.A. Harewood)

PoliceOne Safety Tip:

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