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Week-296-August-30-2006

PoliceOne PoliceOne Member News
Week 296 Volume 2
Sponsored by: MAGNUM Bianchi TASER International
Milestone winner
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Officer Mark Gilbertson with the Memphis (TN) PD who has won A Guide To Police Sniping from OpTac International.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Mourners: Ind. trooper led by example
BROWNSBURG, Ind.- Hundreds of police officers, family members and friends packed a church for the funeral of a state trooper killed while riding a bicycle to raise money for the families of fallen comrades ... Full Story

Related:
View Lt. Dudley's Officer Down page

View Chief Martin's Officer Down page

2 Ind. officers die in fundraiser bike ride

--> Visit the P-1 Officer Down section

(left) Indiana State Police honor guard fold the U.S. flag that covered the casket of Lt. Gary Dudley in Indianapolis on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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Resources for sudden in-custody deaths
By Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.)
Sponsored by TASER International

So how did this happen? Guy you arrested dies in the back of your police car. Or back of the ambulance. Or in the emergency room. Or in your jail. Could you have done anything different that would have saved the life (and the lawsuit) ... Full Story

Related stories:
One officer's wild encounter with "excited delirium"

Do's and don'ts of handling "excited delirium" suspects: Part 1

--> Go to Meyer's P1 column Less lethal issues in law enforcement

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Setting mirrors to eliminate vehicle blind spots

Submitted by: Patrolman Chris Morgan, North Richland Hills (TX) PD
Sponsored by MAGNUM
Very few drivers of any type properly set their side mirrors. Most set their mirrors to give them three views (including the rear-view mirror) of the same area behind their vehicle. What's the point?

To correctly set the side mirrors for driving, do the following ... Full Tip (Secured- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

Press Release:
Modular Ballistic Wall by Patriot3 Hits The Market!
Texas officer and hostage shot in standoff
[Dallas, TX]
P1 Column:
Procedure vs. Passionate Training: Taking time to save officers' lives
Man kills woman before being fatally wounded by La. police
[Lafayette, LA]
Police storm house; arrest N.Y. man after standoff
[Poughkeepsie, NY]

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Press Release:
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Boyfriend is charged in killing of Mo. officer
[Crystal City, MO]
D.C. officer arrested for allegedly shooting PO wife
[Washington, DC]
W. Va. officer killed in undercover drug deal
[Beckley, WV]
El Paso police kill man in suicide by cop
[El Paso, TX]

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