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Week-301-October-06-2006

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Week 301 Volume 3
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Neb. deputy arrested in school threat
BASSETT, Neb.- A rookie sheriff's deputy was arrested in connection with a school shooting threat that led to public school lockdowns in three counties earlier this week, officials said Friday ... Full Story

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Press release from the Neb. state patrol on the school threat arrest

Preparing for a school shooting: 13 lessons learned during a training exercise (Secure- LE only)

Northern Va. school district, several religious schools shut down after bomb threat

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(left) Ivan D. Young, 41, a rookie Nebraska trooper, was arrested in connection with a school shooting threat that led to public school lockdowns in three counties earlier this week, officials said Friday. (Nebraska State Police)

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Caught on tape... nice save!
By Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.)
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For years, the best sergeants have told you, "Always assume someone is videotaping you while you do your work." Only because someone often is!

Whether it's a citizen, a news crew, a business security video system ... Full Story

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Resources for sudden in-custody deaths

Horsing around and weapons retention

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Weapon retention

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For weapon retention, I instruct my officers to place both of their hands in a "C" clamp-style grab, one hand in the rear of the weapon holster under the pistol grip, and one in front of the holster ... Full Tip (Secured- law enforcement only)


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2 Ariz. deputies shot serving warrant; expected to be OK
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Suspended Md. officer arrested after brief chase
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Two N.Y. men face charges for stealing 100 bulletproof vests
[Syracuse, NY]
Officer busts Kansas crime from Iraq via webcam
[Wichita, KS]
Judge orders release of N.Y. officer, corruption witness who has served 31 years
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