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Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Kids & Guns: Strategies for avoiding firearms tragedies
By Lindsay Gebhart
PoliceOne News Editor

The L.A. Times reported Wednesday that LAPD officer Enrique Chavez was shot in the chest by his 3-year-old son. The child got hold of the officer's service weapon while the officer was stopped at a red light ... Full Story

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(above) Richard Glorioso holds a child proof gun in Baltimore. He designed the gun while studying at Johns Hopkins University in 1999. (AP Photo/Gail Burton).

Related stories:
Boy, 3, shoots father, an LAPD officer, with service weapon

Calif. deputy's trial begins for accidental shooting death

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Police driver training: The roadcraft system
Part 2 of 2

The previous article, Police Driving: The UK Method, discussed the history of driver training in the United Kingdom and mentioned the success of the Roadcraft System. This article will go in depth of that system and will go into details of the United Kingdom's approach to law enforcement driver training ... Full Story

Related column:
Part 1 of the Police driver training series: The UK Way

--> Go to Yates' P1 column Police Driving; Safety Behind the Wheel

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Change your signals

Submitted by: Ptlm. Andy Redman, Front Royal (VA) PD
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As a follow-up to an earlier tip about signaling fellow officers to let them know what you're about to do, make sure to periodically change your signs/signals for arrest, or for that matter anything ... Full Story
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Related Tip: Officer safety on searches (Secured- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

Important safety notice:
Important Peerless® Handcuff Safety Notice
Inmate killed in struggle after shooting N.C. deputy
[Jackson, NC]
Phoenix police say 34 shootings likely connected, ask for public's help
[Phoenix, AZ]
2 attacks reported just hours after crime emergency declared in D.C.
[Washington, DC]
Cities grapple with crime by kids
[Minneapolis, MN]

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Law Officer Magazine Poll:
What's your helmet situation? Have one? Is it any good? Have quick access to it? Take the poll!
6 N.J. officers charged with protecting targets of drug probe
[Newark, NJ]
Calif. cop shot in face recovers, says she didn't attempt suicide; son shot her
[Pasadena, CA]
FBI to investigate Las Vegas police shootings
[Las Vegas, NV]
Member submission:
Two officers shot in N.J
[Egg Harbor Township, NJ]

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