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Week-276-April-12-2006

PoliceOne PoliceOne Member News
Week 276 Volume 2
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Editor's note
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Sgt. Jeff Manley with the Snellville (GA) PD. Jeff 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

Autopsy links N.Y. officer's death directly to post-9/11 site
NEW YORK- The death of a 34-year-old police detective who developed respiratory disease after working at ground zero is "directly related" to Sept. 11, 2001, a New Jersey coroner said in the first known ... Full Story

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WTC attacks claim latest victim - officer dies 4 years later

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(left) A priest sprinkles holy water over the casket of retired NYPD Officer James Zadroga as his parents, Linda and Joseph Zadorga, center top, look on outside Queen of Peace Church in North Arlington, N.J., Jan. 10.
(AP Photo/Mike Derer)

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


In Part 1 of this special series, the Force Science Research Center explored legislation proposed, and ultimately recalled, by a NYS Senator that would have required officers to "shoot to wound" and the practical reason why this idea doesn't ... Full Story

Related article: Part 1

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PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Wearing sunglasses during traffic stops
Submitted by: TFC M. Schulte, MD State Police
While it is unwise to wear sunglasses into a building (as illustrated in an earlier PoliceOne Video Tip ), the same can be said for wearing them during a traffic stop. Wearing sunglasses on a traffic stop can hinder your ability ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

ITT Night Vision Community Policing Award:
Nominate Outstanding Community Policing For International Recognition
Portland, Ore., police chief put on leave
[Portland, OR]
Former Florida sergeant convicted of manslaughter
[Daytona Beach, FL]
Ex-NY cop shot; wife, current officer, is held
[Brooklyn, NY]
Undocumented migrants rush to Ariz. border in anticipation of legalization
[Sasabe, AZ]

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Article:
City Of Renton Police Department: Wireless Community Network Protects Lives, Enhances Work
Detroit police to videotape homicide interrogations
[Detroit, MI]
Man beaten by New Orleans police says charges have been dropped
[New Orleans, LA]
Ex-Calif. officer acquitted in 'Riders' case sues city, former colleagues
[Oakland, CA]
New Maine law expands scope of protection orders to include pets
[Portland, ME]

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