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Week-300-September-27-2006

PoliceOne Member News
Week 300 Volume 2
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Milestone winner
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Detective Roger Knight with the Spokane Co. (WA) SD who has won a Tactical Bag from TASER International.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Grief runs free at services for fallen Colo. detective
On a day when the sky was so uncluttered and blue it almost hurt to look at it, they buried a good cop. Maybe a great cop. Maybe even a "fallen Colorado ... Full Story

Related stories:
Go to Det. Thomas' Officer Down

Prosecutors file first-degree murder charges in Colo. police shooting

Chief says suspect didn't know victim was a Colo. cop

Visit the P-1 Officer Down section

(left) Brian Allen Washington, accused of murdering Detective Mike Thomas, stands with his public defender before a judge on Monday in Aurora, Colo. Washington was charged with first-degree murder.

(AP Photo/George Kochaniec, Jr., Pool)

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P1 Mailbag:
Alcohol on duty: What do PoliceOne Members think?
An article in the Chicago Tribune put the spotlight on this question when reporters revealed that some police department contracts do in fact allow some alcohol in officers' systems on duty.

Last week we asked P1 Members: Should officers be allowed to have any amount of alcohol in their systems on duty? Is "zero intolerance impractical for police officers" as one official claimed ...
Full Story
(Secured- law enforcement only)

Related: Should Police Officers be allowed to have alcohol in their systems while on duty?

--> Go to the P1 Legal section

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Hidden Compartment in Dodge Durango

Submitted by: Ofc. Robert Gaines, Utica (OH) PD
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For those of you who don't know, the 2005/2006 and newer 2007 Dodge Durangos have a hidden compartment under the ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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N.Y. trooper details shooting rider while being dragged by ATV
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[Mobile, AL]
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[Lebanon Junction, KY]

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Bomb-sniffing dog alerts positively to package outside D.C. courthouse
[Washington, DC]
Deputies cleared after Fla. SWAT shooting
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Police shoot knife-wielding driver who injured pedestrians in midtown Manhattan crash
[New York, NY]
Ill. prison guard arrested after confrontation with police
[Lincoln, IL]

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