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Week 295 Volume 1
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Escaped prisoner, cop killer, caught in Virginia
BLACKSBURG, Virginia- A man wanted in the shooting deaths of a hospital guard and a sheriff's deputy is in custody, police in Blacksburg, Virginia, said ... Full Story

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Suspected cop killer shuts Virginia Tech campus

Police: Va. inmate escapes after fatally shooting hospital guard

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Blacksburg police officer R.S. Combs, left, and a fellow officer search a car in a parking lot near the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., Monday, for suspected cop killer William Morva, 24. (AP Photo/Don Petersen)

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Keeping critical police communications fast, clear & protected
By Capt. Eddie Reyes
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Have you ever just paused for a moment to think about what happens to your transmission after you push to talk (PTT) your radio microphone? If you stop to think about it, it's amazing how a radio transmission in one part of a city or state can reach its destination within a fraction ... Full Story

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Common language is the key to achieving better interoperability

Basic public safety communications and interoperability

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3 police officers, 1 state trooper shot in Texas standoff
[Midlothian, TX]
None of the 20 fired Ga. recuits accused of cheating will be reinstated
[Cobb County, GA]
Standoff between alleged robbers and Md. police ends peacefully
[Columbia, MD]
La. officer mysteriously dies on duty
[Shreveport, LA]

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Bomb-making equipment found in Britain
[London]
New York police withdraw new definition of "parade"
[New York, NY]
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Texas sheriffs say terrorists entering U.S. from Mexico
[Zapata County, TX]
R.I. man dies in police custody shortly after arrest
[Woonsocket, RI]

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