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Training a brain for a car chase
By Sea Stachura, Minnesota Public Radio
Many people are concerned about the dangers of police chases. But until now there's never been a study about what happens to a police officer's brain during a chase. Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato raises questions about whether police training for chases is adequate
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Meth still No. 1 drug problem in U.S., survey finds
WASHINGTON- Meth abuse continues to fuel an increase in crimes like robbery and assault, straining the workload of local police forces despite a drop in the number of meth lab seizures, according to a survey
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(left) An Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation employee poses with 6.4 grams of crystal methamphetamine recently seized in a drug bust, in Oklahoma City, 2005. (AP Photo)
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I've been carrying a Glock Tactical Light on my handgun for the last 2 years. Over this time, when I've had to engage a suspect or clear a building, I've been able to have my weak hand available for any other task, like issuing hand signals to other officers or opening a door
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