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Grenade launcher, 100 other weapons seized in New York
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.- Two men were arrested after investigators uncovered a stockpile of 100 weapons at their homes that included assault rifles, submachine guns and a grenade launcher ... Full Story

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(left) District Attorney Thomas Spota points to a street sweeper shotgun during a news conference in Hauppauge, N.Y., Thursday. The cache of weapons was seized from the homes of John Acompora and Gregory Brozski.
(AP Photo/Suffolk County Prosecutors Office)

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Horsing around and weapons retention
By Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.)
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Recent headlines about unfortunate Taser incidents remind me of an incident in 1981, just after the Los Angeles Police Department began widespread issuance of Tasers after successful field tests ... Full Story

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Tactical Considerations for Smaller Officers
Submitted by Sgt. Joe Ferrera
In this week's PoliceOne Video Tactical Tip, Sgt. Joe Ferrera with Southfield (MI) PD, shares insights into a few critical things smaller officers must keep in mind to ensure their safety on patrol ... Full Tip
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2 inmates charged with fatally stabbing guard at Md. prison
[Baltimore, MD]
San Francisco officer killed during van chase
[San Francisco, CA]
Md. officer fatally shoots suspect
[Prince George's County, MD]
Ohio police save 100 from day care center
[Eastlake, OH]

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Detroit Police Department Purchases 100 Tactical ScanLite TS-3's from Tactical Scanners
Rookie Las Vegas officer shoots, wounds gun-wielding man
[Las Vegas, NV]
Border Patrol rescues 34 from flooded drainage tunnel
[Nogales, AZ]
44 indicted in N.Y. distribution of African stimulant
[New York, NY]
Man looking for a "hot chick" rings N.Y. police
[Candor, NY]

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