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Week-282-May-26-2006

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Week 282 Volume 3
Sponsored by: Mountain State University Cisco TEA
Tampa officer's life likely saved by bulletproof vest
TAMPA, Fla. - A bulletproof vest likely saved the life of a police officer who was shot in the chest by a man during a traffic stop early Friday, authorities said. The suspect was fatally shot by three other officers ... Full Story

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It can't be said enough: Wear your vest

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(left) Tomas Montesdeoca was shot and killed by police officers after he shot and wounded Tampa Police Officer James Wilkinson during a routine traffic stop Friday. (AP Photo/Hillsborough County Jail)

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Common language is the key to achieving better interoperability
By Capt. Eddie Reyes
Sponsored by Cisco Systems

Last month I mentioned that one of three basic interoperability solutions that costs nothing or very little in order to achieve better public safety communications and interoperability was to drop most radio codes and adopt a common language.

For the most part, public safety ... Full Story

Related:
Tip: Plain language crisis communications

Crowded airwaves: Air to ground communications

--> Go to Reyes' P1 column Communications Interoperability

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Tactically sound long gun carry
Submitted by Firearms expert John Farnam
Sponsored by MAGNUM
In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip, firearms expert John Farnam, President of Defensive Training International, illustrates the tactical benefits of carrying your long gun with the muzzle depressed, including the ability to retain and fire the weapon during an attempted disarming ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

Press Release:
InterAct Introduces Computer Aided Dispatch 5.8
Officer Down:
Mich. officer dies after shooting
[Dearborn Heights, MI]
Man fatally shot after I-80 rampage in Wyoming
[Green River, WY]
Columbus, Ohio, rocked by two suspects shot in eight hours
[Columbus, OH]
N.C. officer saved stabbed woman's life
[Durham, NC]

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Press Release:
Camilla Police Choose ICOP In-Car Video
Fla. deputies injured after suspect lunges for gun in courtroom
[Fort Pierce, FL]
18,000 pounds of fireworks seized from truck in New York
[Westhampton Beach, NY]
Uncertain results for federal "Impact Teams" that take on violent crime
[Washington, DC]
E. St. Louis officer held in beating after bike theft
[E. St. Louis, MO]

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