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Week-296-August-28-2006

PoliceOne PoliceOne Member News
Week 296 Volume 1
Sponsored by: Pacific Safety Acxiom Insight National University
Unable to walk, with recovery uncertain,
wounded Calif. cop struggles to rebuild her life
Officer Kristina Ripatti feels cold all the time. Her fingers tingle.

Harsh red scars dot her otherwise smooth, tanned right arm. The tough cop who earned respect on the streets now sits in a wheelchair.

"Running around, chasing people, that's what I wanted to do ... Full Story

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(left) 10-year LAPD veteran Officer Kristina Ripatti
(AP Photo/Los Angeles Police Department)

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Preparing to confront & combat career criminals
By Chuck Remsberg
Senior PoliceOne Correspondent

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In Part 1 of this special PoliceOne interview with Frank "Paco" Marcell, jail intelligence supervisor for the Maricopa Co. (AZ) SO, advisor ... Full Story
(Secure- Law enforcement only)

Related: Part 1: Are you prepared to win against today's new career criminal? (Secured- LE only)

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

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

(AP Photo/Luis Romero)

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

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Ky.: Officer, 2 airport workers saved only survivor of deadly plane crash
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Conn. woman killed, suspect arrested after siege
[Danbury, CT]
Member submission:
Bruning appeals decision on Neb. trooper associated with KKK
[Omaha, NE]
Destructive chase leaves small N.D. town short of squad cars
[Grand Forks, ND]

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