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Suspect found dead after standoff with police in Calif.
SACRAMENTO - A man was found dead inside a home Monday after an early morning standoff with police.

Officers forced their way into the house where he had been holed up for several hours ... Full Story

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Man kills self, injures woman during standoff in Utah

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(left) Officers take cover behind a vehicle parked at the home of a suspect who was found dead after barricading himself in the home in Sacramento, Calif., Monday. It is not yet clear whether the wound was self-inflicted or the result of an exchange of gunfire with police.
(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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"We never thought you could come back:"
A Trooper's courageous battle to return to the road
By Chuck Remsberg
Senior PoliceOne Correspondent


A few days after waking up from a four-week coma, Trooper Matthew Swartz (at left) swung out of his hospital bed, started to walk to the bathroom - and fell flat on his ass. Sprawled on the floor, that was the moment he realized he no longer had a lower left leg ... Full Story

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Mental preparation

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Officers from 18 States and 10 Agencies Chosen for 2006 5.11 Challenge
Escaped prisoner caught after high-speed chase in Ky.
[Hodgenville, KY]
Police in Fla. fatally shoot man threatening people with metal saw
[Fort Lauderdale, FL]
SWAT officer kills Fla. man holding woman on Phoenix freeway
[Phoenix, AZ]
Calif. police shoot man during sting
[Fresno, CA]

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U.S. Senate boosts security outlays for port, border security $1 billion
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Sergeant charged with 4 rapes in Illinois college town
[Bloomington, IL]
Man arrested in Wis. cop's house while retrieving pants
[Sheboygan, WS]
New York-area police, firefighters first to see new Sept. 11 movie
[New York, NY]

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