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Week-295-August-23-2006

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Week 295 Volume 2
Sponsored by: Cisco Systems Bullard Elbeco
Milestone winner
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Retired Sergeant David Melochick with the Bangor (ME) PD who has won SWAT Fitness from OpTac International.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Are you prepared to win against today's new career criminal?
By Chuck Remsberg
Senior PoliceOne Correspondent

Sponsored by BLAUER

Career criminals who have mastered the art of surviving in highly dangerous incarceration environments are posing a greater threat to correctional officers and LEOs than ever before, in the opinion of a nationally known gang intelligence expert.

"Today's career criminals have changed and authorities need to change, too ... Full Story (Secure- Law enforcement only)

Related: P1 investigates claim of MS-13 "Kill an Officer Day"

10 practical, tactical tips for safe contact with gangs
(Secure- Law enforcement only)

--> Go to Chuck Remsburg's P1 column 10-8: Life on the Line

Sponsored by Cisco Systems

Cisco announced the new Solutions With Advanced Technologies (S.W.A.T.) program at APCO. S.W.A.T. represents Cisco's unique response to the call for effective public safety networking that for the first time unifies chain-of-command communications to improve emergency response and operational efficiency. Learn more about how S.W.A.T. can help you.

Visit newsroom.cisco.com for more information

2 Ind. officers die in fundraiser bike ride
COVINGTON, Ind.- A van struck bicyclists riding to raise money for families of officers who died while on duty, killing a state trooper and a sheriff's deputy and injuring another cyclist, police said ... Full Story

Related story:
Calif. officer killed while off duty

Visit the P-1 Off-Duty Survival section

(left) Indiana State police Lt. Gary Dudley and Gary Martin, the former Lake County Police Chief, were killed on Tuesday. A truck caused a chain-reaction crash that sent a van plowing into a group of cyclists on a cross-state charity ride for families of their fallen comrades. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Another OC decon tip

Submitted by: Officer Robert Law, Nassau Co. (NY) PD
Sponsored by MAGNUM
Another item you can use to rapidly decontaminate yourself from OC is Dawn dishwashing liquid. Our experience with decontaminating ... Full Tip (Secured- law enforcement only)

Sponsored by Bullard

DHS has announced the opening of the application period for the next phase of CEDAP. Applications must be filed on line during the open application period, Aug. 16 to Sept. 22. The Bullard TacSight S1 Thermal Imager has been selected as a technology offered through the CEDAP program.

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News Headlines:

Press Release:
Does my SWAT team need a Baker Batshield®?
Tampa raid takes down 39 alleged leaders of violent Latin Kings gang
[Tampa, FL]
Calif. police end a standoff with rubber bullets, find two bodies
[Los Angeles, CA]
7-hour Utah standoff ends when man surrenders
[Clearfield, UT]
N.O. man booked in attempted murder of two cops
[New Orleans, LA]

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Press Release:
ICOP Selected By Royal Palm Beach Police Department
Record methamphetamine drug bust in Ga.
[Atlanta, GA]
U.S. highway deaths reach highest level since 1990
[Washington, DC]
Trooper hurt in 1-car crash, cause unknown
[Durham, NC]
ACLU asks Rhode Island police to stop using stun guns
[Providence, RI]

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