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Week-281-May-17-2006

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Week 281 Volume 2
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Editor's note
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Retired Sgt. Mark Tarte with the Livermore (CA) PD. Mark participated in our 100,000 member milestone giveaway and has won a FACES 4.0 Facial Composite Package from Wherify Wireless, Inc..

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

Second Fairfax, Va., officer dies one week later
FAIRFAX, Virginia- A police officer who was shot five times in an ambush outside a suburban Washington police station died Wednesday, becoming the second officer fatally shot in the attack, Fairfax ... Full Story

Related stories:
Video: Fairfax Co. chief remembers Officer Garbarino

Thousands mourn detective killed in Va. station ambush

A Fairfax (VA) captain comments on the recent tragedy (Secure- law enforcement only)

'Troubled' gunman kills officer at Va. station

Go to Officer Garbarino's officer down page

(above) Fairfax County, Va. Chief of Police Colonel David Rohrer speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, at police headquarters in Fairfax, Va., discussing the death of Officer Michael Garbarino, who died this morning from injuries sustained in last week's police station shooting in Chantilly, Va.. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

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Crime Solved: The conclusion to an investigatory series
By Dr. Larry Jetmore
This article first appeared in Law Officer magazine

Previously I introduced a hypothetical case involving the driver of a semi-trailer truck with a route that takes him through five states. Once or twice a year he picks up a young girl — a prostitute working a rest stop or a runaway hitchhiker ... Full Story

Related stories:
The case of the taker of skin

Identifying skeletal remains

--> Go to Dr. Jetmore's P1 column Forensic Science & Real-World Investigations

PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Daytime light & shadow awareness

Submitted by: Sgt. Mark Tarte (ret.) Livermore (CA) PD
Many have seen the movie "Heat" with Al Pacino as Commander of an elite police squad and Robert De Niro as the leader of an elite group of thieves. The climax was a showdown between the two near the ILS landing light system at an airport. Pacino got the drop on DeNiro when DeNiro's presence was revealed by a light casting his shadow.

The same thing can happen in daylight ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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Man kills 2, shoots self after Va. standoff
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