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Week-286-June-19-2006

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Police labor officials call for House review of McKinney's actions
WASHINGTON- Police labor officials, angry over a federal grand jury's refusal to indict Rep. Cynthia McKinney for assaulting a police officer, said Monday said they want the House ethics committee to review her conduct.

And they said the grand jury's decision ... Full Story

Related stories:
U.S. Attorney declines to press charges against Rep. McKinney

D.C. cops frustrated by pace of probe

Capitol police request arrest warrant for Ga. congresswoman

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(left) Capitol Officer Andrew Maybo, chairman, U.S. Capitol Police Labor Committee, right, accompanied by Lou Cannon, president FOP DC Lodge #1, meets with reporters in Washington, Monday, to discuss that a grand jury has declined to indict Rep. Cynthia McKinney for hitting a officer who tried to stop her from entering a House office building. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Supervisory Special: The art of positive comments
By Guest PoliceOne Columnist Sgt. Michael O'Brien

Most police supervisors will agree that the men and women under their command perform better and experience greater job satisfaction when they feel valued as employees and believe their work is being appreciated ... Full Story

Related: Morale: Whose job is it anyways?

The Jump Start: Small unit leadership

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PoliceOne Training Tip:

Securing your radio hand mic

Submitted by: Officer Curtis Diaz, Metropolitan DC Police Department
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I wear my radio on my weak side and run the cord behind my back, under my strong side arm, and then clipped to my strong side epaulet. I then pull the cord taut and secure it under the two belt keepers I wear at the back of my belt.

This serves several purposes ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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Details of Calif. rampage where man shot cop emerge
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FBI to give 2,000 police lie-detector tests
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'Serious lapse in judgment' costs Portland chief's job
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Report: al-Qaida planned gas attack on NYC subways, called it off
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Justices say Calif. parolees can be searched without cause
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Traffic stop leads to big bust for Md. rookie
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Ky. standoff ends in man's death
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Houston officer indicted for hiring illegal immigrants as armed guards
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