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Week-278-April-26-2006

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Week 278 Volume 2
Sponsored by: MAGNUM Defense Technology Integrian
Editor's note
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Corporal Bruce McMicking with the Tega Cay (SC) PD. Bruce participated in our 100,000 member milestone giveaway and has won a "Guide to Police Sniping" from Optac International.

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

US arrests 183 fugitives, illegal immigrants in Florida
MIAMI, Fla. — U.S. immigration authorities arrested 183 fugitives and other illegal immigrants across Florida last week, the largest total ever in a single week in the state, officials said Monday.

Those arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement included convicted people ... Full Story

Related story:
Border Patrol drone crashes in southern Arizona

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(left) Security was tight as a unidentified Miami police officer maintains a watch at the Port of Miami in 2006. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)

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Choosing a respirator
By Shawn Hughes

With the increasing availability of grant money and heightened awareness of personal protective equipment, you may be considering getting your own gas mask. The number and type offered can be bewildering. Let me trim the weeds for you a bit and be your guide ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:

Something to remember about handcuff escapes
Sgt./SORT Team Leader Joe Charvat, N.D. State Penitentiary
When most people think of someone getting out of handcuffs, they think the prisoner either had a key or got out of the cuffs by using something in the key hole.

A majority of the time escapees use a thin piece of metal or a paper clip to get between the teeth and the locking mechanism ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

Article:
Unique mobile communications solution transforms disaster emergency response capabilities in the Netherlands
LAPD to seek a ban on officers working as PIs
[Los Angeles, CA]
Mass. officer's child fires shot in station
[Leominster, MA]
NJ: Drug tests on cops upheld
[Passaic County, NJ]
Police investigate crash that killed Mo. officer
[Cahokia, IL]

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Police kill Ariz. man who hijacked Krispy Kreme truck
[Phoenix, AZ]
Ex-CHP officer gets jail time for crash
[West Marin, CA]
9/11 health official worried about autopsy finding on retired detective
[Washington, DC]
Iowa SD investigates gross highway finds
[Mount Pleasant, IA]

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