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Week-294-August-16-2006

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Milestone winner
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Patrol Officer John Vincent with the Alabama DPS who has won a Kleen-Bore Tactical Cleaning Kit from Armor Holdings.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Accidental gunshots vex LAPD
The iconic confrontation in American policing, in which brave officers shoot it out with armed thugs, has occurred time and again in the annals of the Los Angeles Police Department ... Full Story

Related stories:
Can you really prevent unintentional discharges?

Three N.Y. cops shot during call
Report: Ohio officer shot by fellow cop during raid

Visit the P-1 Officer Involved Shootings section

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Investigating rape crimes: Part 1 to 3 of the series
By Dr. Larry Jetmore
These articles originally appeared in Law Officer magazine

Forensic expert Dr. Larry Jetmore explores the critical elements of rape investigations, from interviewing the victim and searching the scene to locating and protecting evidence. Then you'll get a chance to put what you've learned to work in a realistic scenario.

Part 1: Guidelines for first responders ... Full Story

Part 2: Evidence collection and analysis ... Full Story

Part 3: The case of the parking garage assault ... Full Story

--> Go to Dr. Jetmore's P1 column Forensic Science & Real-World Investigations

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Training to keep the gun hand free

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If while training a recruit or acting as an FTO you find that your "student" continues to put things in his gun hand--things like a flashlight or notepad--and your verbal instruction doesn't seem to be sinking in, you can try this:

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P1 Update: Another milestone for amputee trooper
Jury awards $3.7 million to former suburban Chicago officer
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Careless driver in Fla. leads police to $2.5M in drugs
[Orlando, FL]
Police: undercover officer fires at gunman in Brooklyn shooting
[Brooklyn, NY]
Feds arrest Mexican drug kingpin who led cross-border tunnel-digging
[Washington, DC]
JonBenet suspect lived in sex-tourist area of Bangkok
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