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Week-293-August-09-2006

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Week 293 Volume 2
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PoliceOne would like to congratulate Officer Frazier Damon with the Larimer County (CO) Sheriff's Department who has won a Kleen-Bore Tactical Cleaning Kit from Armor Holdings.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Hundreds protest police shooting of teen in Chicago
CHICAGO- Angry about the police shooting of a 14-year-old boy, Cabrini-Green residents took the streets Tuesday, lashing out at police and the abuse ... Full Story

Related stories: Cops: Shooting Justified: But 'they didn't have to shoot him,' boy's mom says

Chicago cops shoot teen holding BB gun

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(left) Chicago police shot and injured a teenager after the 14-year-old pointed what appeared to be a 9mm handgun at them. Officers believed the weapon, similar to the one pictured left which was brandished by a WA teen resulting in his fatal shooting by police, was real. It turned out to be a BB gun and the shooting was ruled justified, sparking protests by housing project residents. (AP Photo/Jeff T. Green)

Note: Watch for PoliceOne Street Survival
Trainer Commentary on this story in Friday's Newsletter

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Showtime! The impact of how you say what you say, and do what you do
By Dr. George Thompson

It's easy to get complaints even while doing good work: just let your voice and body language operate "naturally."

Over and over I stress in our Tactical Communications/Verbal Judo training that "natural" language is disastrous! The real skill lies in using "tactical" language ... Full Story

Related:
7 things never to say to anyone, and why (Part 1)

Good to be smarter: Using tactical communication effectively

--> Go to the Thompson's Verbal Judo tactics & techniques column section

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Interstate and other "high traffic" vehicle stops

Submitted by: Officer Jeff LeRette (ret.), Council Bluffs (IA) PD
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You have probably seen or heard this tip a number of times, but with the recent traffic-related death statistics for officers, I think it needs repeating.

While doing traffic stops, especially on Interstates and other highways, approach the stop vehicle from the passenger side ... Full Tip (Secured- law enforcement only)

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Former Ohio State star Clarett arrested again following pursuit
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