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Week-282-May-24-2006

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Week 282 Volume 2
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Editor's note
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Retired Senior Tactical Officer Buford Tune with the Metropolitan Nashville (TN) PD. Buford participated in our 100,000 member milestone giveaway and has won Recon Sunglasses from Eye Safety Systems.

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

Calif. officer shoots, kills, driver while clinging to car hood
SACRAMENTO - Two people were charged Tuesday with robbery and car-jacking, a day after a dramatic shooting in which a police officer shot and killed a driver of a fleeing car while clinging to its hood ... Full Story

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Calif. officer opens fire after being struck by car

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(left) A Sacramento Police officer handcuffs one of three suspects taken into custody during an officer involved shooting that left one suspect dead in Sacramento, Calif., Monday. (AP Photo/Devin Bruce)

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Street Survival Reminder:
Officer's death yields tactical tips for plainclothes officers
By Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith
Street Survival Seminar instructor


The "friendly fire" death of Officer Seneca Darden of the Norfolk, VA Police Department on Sunday May 21st, 2006 is a tragic reminder for all of us to be mindful of our response to calls when working in plainclothes ... Full Story

Related:

Officer Seneca Darden's Officer Down

Plainclothes officer killed by fellow officer while responding to gunshot report

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PoliceOne Training Tip:

Vehicular ambush preparedness

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If you are transporting someone, taking someone to jail, or even just patrolling, try to drive in the lefthand lane whenever possible. If someone is going to try and ambush you by pulling up alongside and shooting at you ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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