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Week 285 Volume 2
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Editor's note
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Lieutenant Rafael Aguirre with the Roma (TX) PD. Rafael participated in our 100,000 member milestone giveaway and has won a 3-dot Night Set from Trijicon.

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Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

LA officer carries on after suspect's bullet paralyzes her
Los Angeles Police Officer Kristina Ripatti didn't hear the gunfire that changed her life.

She didn't feel the bullet that plunged through her chest, nicked a rib, tore through a lung and severed her spine. And she never saw the gun in the suspect's hand -- the part that bothers her most, she said. Ten years of reflexively watching people's hands for weapons ... Full Story

Related stories:
LAPD officer shot by killed gunman is stable

The LAPD's chasing cops, not criminals

Do you know the best tactics to help a fellow officer-or yourself-survive serious injury?  Part 1     Part 2    Part 3

(left) 10-year LAPD veteran Officer Kristina Ripatti
(AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department)

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The Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Examination:
What every police officer should know
By Laurence Miller, PhD
Police Psychologist


Part 2 of a 2-part series

In Part 1, Police Psychologist Dr. Laurence Miller explained the Psychological Fitness-for-Duty Exam, what may lead an officer to be directed to take one and what you can do to be prepare yourself for the experience.

In Part 2 of this series, Dr. Laurence explores ... Full Story

Related: Part 1

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