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Week-276-April-14-2006

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Week 276 Volume 3
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Editor's note
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"Electronic control device safe": Can you trust the label?
By: Officer Chris Myers, Forensic Scientist Rick Wyant & Officer Tom Burns of CRT Less-Lethal, Inc.

In the early 1990's, portable less-lethal chemical agents became standard issue for patrol operations(1). In many cases, these agents have been successful in helping to control resistive or violent subjects without serious injury or an escalation of force ... Full Story

Related article: Ten guidelines for use of Tasers in simulated training environments

--> Go to the P1 Less Lethal section

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Suspect takes civilian employee hostage in Baltimore police station
BALTIMORE- A narcotics suspect armed with a sharp object took a hostage inside a Baltimore police station Thursday, authorities said.

Officer Nicole Monroe said the hostage was a civilian employee who the suspect had grabbed about noon inside the department's ... Full Story

Visit the P-1 Stand-off Situations section

(left) Northeastern District Commander Major Antonio Rodriguez briefs reporters upon the conclusion of a hostage situation at the station in Baltimore Thursday. A drug suspect brought to a police station for questioning overpowered an officer and took a clerk hostage for hours Thursday before letting her go and surrendering. (AP Photo/Will Kirk)

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Ensure your gloves don't impede your draw ability
Submitted by Police Officers Safety Association (POSA)
In this PoliceOne Video Tip of the Week, Ralph Mroz, Director of Training for Police Officers Safety Association shares a simple but easy to forget tip on how to ensure that your gloves don't impede your ability to draw your sidearm ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

Watch the related video

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News Headlines:

Press Release:
Decatur Electronics Unveils New OnSite 350 and OnSite 400 Radar and Message Trailers
NY cop slasher gets 25-to-life
[Queens, NY]
Chicago cop acquitted in 2003 beating
[Chicago, IL]
Michigan state chief dies in helicopter crash
[Scio Township, MI]
$1.5 million to go to the mother of boy killed by LAPD officer
[Los Angeles, CA]

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Ga. police hunt lost evidence in '96 killing
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NY: Shocked by retired cops' deaths
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DA clears 7 Denver officers who fired at man
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Cow dies after being stunned by deputies in Washington state
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