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Week-289-July-10-2006

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Week 289 Volume 1
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MA police to get refund from vest material maker
BOSTON - About 65 police departments around Massachusetts will receive a share of refunds totaling more than $1 million from a Japanese company that sold potentially defective bulletproof vests. A two-year study by the U.S. Department of Justice concluded that Zylon, the synthetic material used in the vests, could be penetrated by bullets ... Full Story

Executive Summary:
NIJ Body Armor Safety Initiative Status Report

Read PoliceOne's Special Reports on Zylon

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Police driver training: The U.K. way
By Capt. Travis Yates

As American Law Enforcement Deaths related to vehicle collisions remain high, training has been brought to the forefront. As more agencies grasp the need for more L.E. Driver Training, a serious evaluation must take place within the individual training programs. Every state has different qualifications, and each department conducts their training differently ... Full Story

Related:

Beginning a driver training program

Read Travis Yates' safe police driving column

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Drop proof your Mag-lite

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This is for all the great folks out there that use mag-lites or similar large rechargeable flashlights on patrol. ... Full Tip (Secured- law enforcement only)

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FBI: Thwarted N.Y.C. subway plot involved 'martyrdom'
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Georgia officer kills chase suspect
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Conn. police dogs to get protection
[Rocky Hill, CT]
KY officers suspended over MySpace comments
[Lexington, KY]

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Press Releases:
Grants Pass Department Of Public Safety Deploys ICOP In-Car Video Units
Off-duty cop shoots alleged carjacker
[New York, NY]
Back on duty, officer once in coma erases doubts
[Alton, MO]
2 Texas officers are fired, making 14 since June
[Dallas, TX]
U.S. Border patrol says captures way down on US-Mexican border
[Sierra Vista, AZ]

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