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Week-287-June-30-2006

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Week 287 Volume 3
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Ga. officer, suspect killed in shootout
Stone Mountain, GA- A playground that usually is filled with children is quiet Friday after a DeKalb County, Georgia, police officer and a suspect died in a shootout at an apartment complex in Stone Mountain ... Full Story

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(left) Bullet holes pock the siding of one of the buildings surrounding the scene where Detective Dennis Carmen Stepnowski was killed when a foot chase at an apartment turned into a shootout that also left the suspect dead in Stone Mountain, Ga., Friday. (AP Photo/Ric Feld)

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Bad cops to good cops: The continuation...
By Laurence Miller, PhD
Police Psychologist

Part 2 of 2

In his first article on police discipline, Police Psychologist Dr. Laurence Miller presented several approaches to disciplining a problem officer, from education and training to coaching and counseling. In this next installment, he explores four more ... Full Story

Related: Part One

--> Go to Miller's P1 column: Practical Police Psychology

PoliceOne Training Tip:
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Hit avoidance
Submitted by Lou Ann Hamblin
In this week's PoliceOne Video Tactical Tip, Officer Lou Ann Hamblin with Van Buren Township (MI) DPS explains the importance of hit avoidance, particularly for smaller officers like herself, and demonstrates a strategy for dodging an incoming blow ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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Supreme Court upholds Ariz. insanity law for cop killer
[Washington, DC]
Member submission:
Two Miss. officers shot in the line of duty
[Olive Branch, MS]
N.Y. man dies after arrest on drug possession charges
[New York, NY]
House vote supports ruling on 'knock and announce' searches
[Washington, DC]

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Former NY comissioner pleads guilty to corruption
[New York, NY]
Mexico extraditing more suspected criminals than ever before
[Mexico City]
Former officer convicted of eluding N.H. police
[Farmington, NH]
Judge throws out N.Y. 'Mafia cops' convictions
[New York, NY]

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