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Week-281-May-19-2006

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Week 281 Volume 3
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Philly police shoot man sought for questioning in officer's killing
PHILADELPHIA- A man sought for questioning in a police officer's death was shot and wounded as officers tried to detain him, authorities said.

Solomon Montgomery, 23, was shot Thursday after leaving a house where police ... Full Story

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Pa. officer fatally shot during bar robbery

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(left) A police officer removes tape that was wrapped around the area where a man sought for questioning in the killing of a police officer was shot by authorities in Philadelphia, Thursday. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

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Nonlethal Weapons: Early use means fewer deaths and injuries
By Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.)
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The aggressive use of available nonlethal weapons early in standoff confrontations predictably results in fewer and less severe injuries to suspects and officers. The usual tactical alternative of prolonging the standoff frequently leads to the use of more injurious degrees of force, including deadly force ... Full Story

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Nonlethal or less-lethal: Does it matter?

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PoliceOne Training Tip:

Make pocket carry work for you
Submitted by Police Officers Safety Association (POSA)
For many of us, whether in plain clothes or off-duty, carrying a gun can be challenging, especially in warm weather. In this PoliceOne Video Tip of the Week, Police Officers Safety Association Executive Director David Kenik fills you in on how to make pocket carry work for you. ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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P1 Training Note: Recent NYPD alert serves as reminder to stay alert for improvised weapons
Former Fla. officer gets 26 years for manslaughter
[Daytona Beach, FL]
Forced laxative OK for drug suspect, Wis. court finds
[Madison, WI]
N.Y. officer charged with conspiracy to steal cocaine
[New York, NY]

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Man dies in Ga. police shooting after reaching for gun
[Alpharetta, GA]
Supreme Court justices clash over police search evidence
[Washington, DC]
US-Mexico border crossing near San Diego shut following shooting
[San Diego, CA]
Mass. officer disciplined over son's gun use
[Leominster, MA]

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