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Terrorist plot busted: 7 ways police can learn from the incident
By Scott Buhrmaster
PoliceOne Managing Editor


After diffusing a plot to blow up as many as 10 Britain-to-U.S. flights and arresting 24 suspected terrorists, officials have raised the terrorism threat level and escalated security measures. News reports continue to flow as details on the plot and the infiltration of the group responsible for it surface ... Full Story

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Travelers pass behind an officer at the British Airways terminal at JFK International Airport in New York on Thursday.
(AP Photo/Ed Betz)


Related national news reports:

From ERRI: Very preliminary analysis of U.K. terror plot

Terror Alert at Severe Level: DHS release about the rise in security level

Foiled plot brings new security, delays

Experts say jets vulnerable to bomb built on board, ingredients hidden in everyday objects

--> Go to the P1 Terrorism Prevention and Response section

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But what if it isn't really a gun?
With commentary by Dave Smith
Street Survival Seminar instructor


The Chicago Tribune reported that on Monday a Chicago officer shot a teenage suspect after the youth pointed what turned out to be a BB gun at him. Immediately hundreds of protesters went to the streets, crying police brutality.

P1 Lead Street Survival Instructor Dave Smith said that all cadets are taught to assume all guns are loaded and have to be pointed in a safe direction ... Full Story

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

Chicago cops shoot teen holding BB gun

Hundreds protest police shooting of teen in Chicago

--> Go to Smith's P1 column Street Survival Insights

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Traffic stop exit speed

Submitted by: K-9 Officer Frazier M. Damon, Larimer Co. (CO) SO
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In reference to an earlier tip related to traffic stops, when performing a stop, I try to exit the vehicle as fast as possible. If you remain in the car to wait for the plate information, you remain in the position that an armed subject knows to aim for ... Full Tip (Secured- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

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Morovision Introduces 10x Adapter For PVS-14 Monocular & PVS-7 Night Vision Goggles
Fla. cop: Sorry for joking about woman shot in head
[Fort Lauderdale, FL]
Man crashes through Fla. airport fence with officers in pursuit
[Fort Myers, FL]
2 held on terrorism charges in Ohio after plane passenger lists, cash found during traffic stop
[Marietta, OH]
Officers suspended over video parody sue San Francisco
[San Francisco, CA]

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Press Release:
Results of the LA Sheriff's Department Use-of-Force Study on the TigerLight® Non-Lethal Defense System
DEA says Mexican authorities seize meth 'superlab' in western Mexico
[Mexico City]
Former El Paso FBI chief accused of lying goes on trial
[El Paso, TX]
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Denver police car with weapons inside stolen
[Denver, CO]
Fla. chief charged with forging check in name of ex-wife, also a chief
[Fort Pierce, FL]

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