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Week-292-August-02-2006

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PoliceOne would like to congratulate Officer Jason Prickett with the Marshfield (WI) PD who has won an ICE Eye Shield from Eye Safety Systems.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Driving straight into the Kill Zone on purpose? No problem!
By P-1 Senior Contributor Chuck Remsberg
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When you respond to a shots-fired call and find yourself pinned down by rifle rounds zinging in from an unidentified location, what's the best thing you can see coming toward you?

For Matthew Seitz and David Sturma, Milwaukee (WI) PD officers caught in that ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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LAPD plan worked: Four area gang members convicted of hate crimes
LOS ANGELES- Four members of a Hispanic gang were convicted Tuesday of conspiring to use violence to push blacks out of their neighborhood, after federal prosecutors targeted the gang with laws normally used to prosecute white supremacist groups ... Full Story

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(left) A Hispanic gang member flashes a gang sign as he is detained along with several others after an intense police operative cracking down on gang violence.
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PoliceOne Training Tip:

Physical fitness as an attack deterrent

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News Headlines:

Press Release:
Finally, A Duty Glove For Officers Working In Hot Climates - Introducing The Cool Tac™ Glove
Police shoot, kill Md. man
[Bellevue, MD]
Ohio authorities end woods manhunt after six days
[Lattaville, OH]
Man arrested for shining laser pointer at N.Y. police helicopter
[New York, NY]
Oakland homicide rate at all time high
[Oakland, CA]

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Press Release:
Tarheel Canine Training Update
Intoxicated officer arrested after Mont. standoff
[Havre, MT]
Colo. Supreme Court upholds law barring parolees from voting
[Denver, CO]
Man charged in fatal crash during S.C. police chase
[Greenville, NC]
Member submission:
Ill. cop snares college pals in own Web
[Champaign, IL]

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