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PoliceOne would like to congratulate Officer Tim Dennis with the TVA (TN) PD who has won a Gift Certificate for a Ballistic Nylon X26 Taser Holster from Stallion Leather.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

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 ... Full Story

Related columns
by P1 Police Driving columnist Travis Yates:

Police pursuit advocates: What can we learn?

Police Pursuits: Safety vs. apprehension

Pursuit Intervention Technique: Myth vs. fact

--> Go to the P1 Suspect Pursuit section

Photo by Simon Baker/Getty Images

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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 ... Full Story

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Meth lab indicators and officer safety

12 meth don'ts

Methamphetamine: "The beginning of the end"

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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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