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Week-299-September-20-2006

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Week 299 Volume 2
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Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

6 inmates, including ex-officer, escape from federal detention center in Texas
LA VILLA, Texas- A former police officer jailed on drug charges and five illegal immigrants escaped from a federal detention center near the Mexican border, sparking a manhunt and forcing schools to close, officials said Wednesday ... Full Story

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(left) Officers investigate the scene where three prisoners escaped from a TX prison earlier this year. Today, 6 men, including a former police officer, escaped from another TX prison near the Mexican border. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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Ahead of the communications curve:
The South Carolina State Interoperability Project
By Capt. Eddie Reyes
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Hopefully by now I have established a better understanding of public safety communications and interoperability through my previous articles. I thought it might be helpful if I started sharing actual communications and interoperability projects that are successful in the United States ... Full Story

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Keeping critical police communications fast, clear & protected

Common language is the key to achieving better interoperability

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Study: Prisons can't combat Islamic terror recruiting
[Washington, DC]
Man gets 31 years for killing pentagon Va. officer
[Alexandria, VA]
N.Y. police union criticizes manhunt, demands independent investigation
[Albany, NY]
115 illegal immigrants arrested through Pa. and Del.
[Philadelphia, PA]

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Ga. officer scores big in traffic stop; more than $1 million found
[Temple, GA]
Fish used to detect terror attacks
[San Francisco, CA]
NYC had lowest overall crime rate of the nation's 10 largest cities in 2005
[New York, NY]
Police crackdown on Va. interstates yields about 5,300 citations
[Richmond, VA]

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