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Week-277-April-19-2006

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Week 277 Volume 2
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Editor's note
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Officer John Falkenhagen with the Gwinnett County (GA) PD. John participated in our 100,000 member milestone giveaway and has won a Performance Apparel short-sleeved, loose-fit shirt from MAGNUM.

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

Chase ends in Fla. gunfire exchange, death of suspect
MARGATE, Fla. - A man wounded his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend, kidnapped them at gunpoint, took aim at police during a two-county chase and was fatally shot by deputies on a highway Wednesday ... Full Story

Related story:
Calif. police car flips over during interstate pursuit

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(left) Police survey the scene of a fatal shootout between a man and police in Margate, Fla., Wednesday. A man was shot to death by police early Wednesday after a 35-mile, bullet-riddled two-county chase that reached speeds of 100 mph. (AP Photo/Paul Kizzle)

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The threat from within
By guest columnist Henry Morgenstern
President of Security Solutions International (SSI)


Could homegrown terrorists use suicide attacks to further their cause?

Most attention today is focused on vicious terror attacks originating from the Middle East. Is it even conceivable that US based groups - such as anti-abortionists, white supremacists, anti-government types and militia members to eco-terrorists and even people who hate corporations or Latino separatists - could use ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:

Light management & staying stealth
Submitted by: Sgt. David Collins, San Francisco (CA) PD
In an earlier PoliceOne tactical tip, a P-1 member talked about noise management as a means of remaining stealth. Another stealth tip is light management.

When set up on a perimeter, stakeout, tactical exercise, etc. in a position of concealment or cover, be wary of the light you may give off that will reveal your position ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

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TacSight Aids ERU Response to Uncertain Situation
DHB Industries Inc. agrees to pay $45 million over Zylon vests
[Broward County, FL]
Police rescue passengers from cable cars stuck high above NY's East River
[New York, NY]
4 Boston officers taken to hospital after shooting at suspect
[Boston, MA]
Michigan prisons released 41 felons early
[Lansing, MI]

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Press Release:
New dTective Module From Ocean Systems
New Ga. law gives black officers access to retirement fund
[Atlanta, GA]
Police investigating crime spree in D.C. and Md.
[Washington, DC]
Crime in New Orleans dropped after Hurricane Katrina
[New Orleans, LA]
Nearly 900 weapons discovered ex-Army man home raid
[Upland, CA]

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