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Week-298-September-13-2006

PoliceOne Member News
Week 298 Volume 2
Sponsored by: Blauer ICOP Digital, Inc. DOJ Connect.com
Milestone winner
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Lieutenant Tony Bailey with the Acworth (GA) PD who has won a Tac Bag from PROTECH Tactical.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Gunman wounds 20 at Montreal college before being killed by police
MONTREAL- A gunman in a black trench coat and sporting a mohawk haircut opened fire Wednesday at a Montreal college and wounded at least 20 people - six critically - before he apparently was killed by police ... Full Story

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(left) Students evacuate the school as police help during a shooting incident at Dawson College in Montreal, Wednesday. At least one gunman opened fire and wounded 20 people. (AP PHOTO/CP, Peter McCabe)

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News Headlines:

Press Release:
Bloomington Police Department Team Takes Top Prize in the 2006 5.11 Challenge Winning $100,000 in Products and an African Hunting Safari
Official: Police hunt Ill. gunman from bank siege
[Dolton, IL]
Thousands attend funeral for N.Y. trooper killed by "Bucky"
[Saratoga Springs, NY]
New York City police, firefighters to get $500 million hi-tech wireless aid
[New York, NY]
18th Street bangers indicted on racketeering charges of using violence to control drug trade in L.A.
[Los Angeles, CA]


Press Release:
WatchGuard Video Announces New 2.4 GHz Wireless Microphone for the DV-1
Alaska man resists chemicals in 2-day standoff but surrenders to bulldozer
[Anchorage, AK]
Member submission:
Wash. officer dies in struggle
[Brier, WA]
Man injured at Hawaii police firing range
[Honolulu, HI]
Tenn. town slowly recovering after entire force resigns
[Alexandria, TN]

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