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Week-281-May-15-2006

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Editor's note
Remember, PoliceOne members get an automatic 10% discount off Street Survival Seminar registrations. For those in the Tallahassee (FL) area, there will be a program running from May 22-23. As with all locations, walk-ins are welcome.

Please be sure to check the full 2006 schedule for the nearly 20 additional 2006 locations nationwide.

Scores of officers continue to define the Street Survival Seminar as one of the most influential, career improving--and often life-saving--training experiences they have ever had. We look forward to seeing you at a location near you!

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor


Reflections on National Police Week
When I got to D.C. Thursday, May 11, the skies were gray and rain was in the air. I knew rain was likely for the next several days and couldn't help but wonder how it would affect the ceremonies planned for National ... Full Story

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View the National Police Week slideshow

Visit the P-1 National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund section

(left) As participants lit their candles, a blue light shone across the crowd. (Photo by Dale Stockton, Editor, Law Officer magazine)

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Turning chaos into control when stopping mobile suspects
By Chuck Remsberg
Senior PoliceOne.com Contributor

The pursuit speeding toward death began with a trivial crime.

The suspect, later identified as a young man with limited mental capacity and a forgetful memory, had driven off from a gasoline pump in the rural Midwest without paying. He'd done it several times before and when ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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Police Pursuit Advocates: What can we learn?

Tire deflation devices: Location, deployment and retrieval (Secured- law enforcement only)

--> Go to Chuck Remsburg's P1 column 10-8: Life on the Line

PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Off duty incident confirms decision to carry

Submitted by: MPO John C. Bowden (ret.)
Director of Applied Police Training & Certification (APTAC), Orlando, FL
I liked the article by Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith on carrying the off duty weapon. I was a police officer for the Orlando (FL) PD (now retired). My wife, then fiance, and I had an experience that confirmed the need for carrying a gun off duty ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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U.S. Marshal killed in shootout with Memphis police
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