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Week-277-April-17-2006

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Week 277 Volume 1
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Close quarters survival skills for the 21st century
by Ron Avery

John "Rocky" Riojas was on patrol in San Antonio, TX, one evening in a high crime area of town. He saw an individual engaged in suspicious activity and ordered the individual to stop. The subject fled and Officer Riojas pursued ... Full Story

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The crucial role of competition in training

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The changing face of the LAPD
In more ways than one, a recent predawn roll call at the Los Angeles Police Department's 77th Street Division was emblematic of the profound changes that the LAPD has undergone in recent years.

As two dozen officers were briefed on crime in their area, they were aided by computerized maps showing hot spots in the division's neighborhoods ... Full Story

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(left) Several LAPD officers in July, 2005. (AP Photo/Mario Anzuoni, Pool)

PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Another back-up carry location
Submitted by: Patrolman Jason Armes, Colorado Springs (CO) PD
I watched the PoliceOne Video Tip on back-up gun locations and I have another location that was not covered.

My department has duty pants with cargo pockets on both sides. I carry a Glock 27 ... Full Tip
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News Headlines:

No Excuses Contest:
Stalker wants to know the best excuse you've been given to avoid a traffic citation...
Deputy in Fla. fatally shoots Mexican motorist after chase
[Wimauma, FL]
Houston police mechanics' bonuses under investigation
[Houston, TX]
Man wanted in Maine killings shoots himself as officers approach
[Boston, MA]
Second defendant standing trial in 1970 killing of Minn. officer
[St. Paul, MN]

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Press Release:
2006 Cops4Kids Pistol Match is on!!!
NYPD flips on surveillance cameras to fight crime and terror
[New York, NY]
U.S. attorney considering federal charges after jury acquits 3 former Milwaukee officers
[Milwaukee, WS]
Mass. police shoot beanbags at armed man
[Westboro, MA]
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Off-duty cop shoots, injures Chicago man
[Chicago, IL]

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