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Editor's note:

Panasonic has started an exciting new contest where they ask officers to send in their crazy stories. If you have ever thought, "Man ... I wish I had that on tape," you should send it in to them. You could win a Toughbook Arbitrator Mobile Digital Video System worth $5,000 for your department!

Check out the contest here

For all the time you spend around crazy people, you deserve to win something!

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Seven arrested in Sears Tower terrorism plot
MIAMI, Fla.- Seven people were arrested Thursday in connection with the early stages of a plot to attack Chicago's Sears Tower ... Full Story

Related story: Federal officials conducting terrorism investigation in Miami

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Visit ITT's "Securing the Homeland" column

Visit the P-1 Terrorism section

(left) Agents work near the Liberty City area of Miami, Fla., Thursday where seven people were arrested in connection with the early stages of a plot to attack Chicago's Sears Tower, the FBI office in Miami and other U.S. buildings. (AP Photo/WSVN-TV)

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Model 7145 Luminator™ Duty Holster

The Luminator™ is a compact and lightweight duty holster for officers who keep a light mounted on their weapon. A semi-closed bottom design covers the light to protect the lens while leaving the muzzle open for debris. Features also include Bianchi's ErgoTek™ belt loop for added comfort, and user-adjustable tension bars to keep the Luminator™ securely in place.

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So you want to start off with a portable radio cache?
By Capt. Eddie Reyes
Sponsored by Cisco Systems

Some public safety leaders believe that the easiest way to be prepared for the next major event in their municipality or region is to have a cache of public safety radios so that when the "cavalry" starts showing up, they'll have plenty of radios to hand out. But if only the communications readiness issue were ... Full Story

Related:
Common language is the key to achieving better interoperability

Basic public safety communications and interoperability

--> Go to Reyes' P1 column Communications Interoperability

PoliceOne Training Tip:
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Realistic edged weapons training
Submitted by Trainer Ken Murray
In this week's PoliceOne Video Tactical Tip, Trainer Ken Murray shares insights into how you can make your edged weapons training realistic and effective ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

Positive Force Award:
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Raid targets Chicago gang members in tainted heroin trade
[Chicago, IL]
Two Mass. teens arrested after standoff; Gun turns out to be a toy
[Fitchburg, MA]
New Orleans deputy, 3 others busted in drug deal
[New Orleans, LA]
'Most Wanted' fugitive shot dead in Oakland, Calif.
[Oakland, CA]

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Decatur SpeedTrak™ combines value, features

Decatur Electronics, Inc. new SpeedTrak™ radar takes the company's long history as the first manufacturer of speed enforcement radar to the next level. The SpeedTrak combines easy-to-read color LEDs and a redesigned remote with a transmit/hold RF button and other features. It also includes VIP plug-n-play technology to help cure batching and shadowing.

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Press Release:
AFIX Technology Introduces the AFIX Tracker
Two Ill. cops fired for cowardice
[Chicago, IL]
Member submission:
U.S. marshal shot while serving warrant
[Columbus, OH]
FAA grounds L.A. sheriff's drone air force
[Los Angeles County, CA]
NY police go undercover to catch lewd subway passengers
[New York, NY]

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