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Week-275-April-07-2006

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Week 275 Volume 3
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Editor's note
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Field Training Officer Nick Garver with the Thornville (OH) PD. Nick participated in our 100,000 member milestone giveaway and has won a Compact ACOG Scope with Triangle Reticle from Trijicon.

For more information on how you, too, can be entered to win great law enforcement prizes, please visit www.policeone.com/milestone.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

NY Mafia cops found guilty of murder
NEW YORK- Two decorated former detectives were convicted Thursday of moonlighting as hit men for the mob in what a prosecutor described as "the most violent betrayal of the badge this city has ... Full Story

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(left) Former NYC detective Louis Eppolito, front right, enters Brooklyn federal court, with his wife Fran Wednesday in New York. The jury found Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa were hired by a mob underboss. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

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Skills do not end fights
by PoliceOne columnist Ralph Mroz, Training Director, Police Officers Safety Association

As police officers, we train is various physical skills. Besides basic fitness (which actually is basic - physical fitness is at the foundation of every physical skill we will ever use, including shooting), and which is now often called by it's peace/love/die-dye new-age politically-correct name, "wellness", we have been ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:

Delivering powerful strikes from the ground
by Columnist Dave Young, Director of Specialized Programs for Fox Valley Tech. College's Redman Training Division
You've been taught to deliver defensive strikes from a standing position, but are you prepared to deliver those same blows from the ground?

In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip of the Week, trainer Dave Young demonstrates how you can defend yourself against a suspect attacking from above by driving powerful blows to the areas that will bring the suspect down ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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No Excuses Contest:
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Texas drops boxing drill for state troopers after recruit's death
[Austin, TX]
U.S. authorities tack on murderer charges in racketeering case against MS-13
[Greenbelt, MD]
Ga. cops: Man wanted, got "Suicide by cop"
[Clayton County, GA]
Chief criticized after Brooklyn neighborhood disturbance
[New York, NY]

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