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Week-304-October-23-2006

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Week 304 Volume 1
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One Ala. officer killed, one wounded in shooting
FAIRFIELD, Ala.- A police officer sent to check on a suspicious vehicle in a Birmingham-area neighborhood was fatally shot as she stepped from her patrol car Monday, and a backup officer was wounded as he arrived at the scene seconds later ... Full Story

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Ala. officer dies in shooting

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"It's scary how easily an officer can end up charged with murder"
By The Force Science Research Center
Part 1 of a 2-part series

When Sheriff's Inv. Tim Robertson was asked to give an official statement about fatally shooting a career criminal who'd tried to take his gun away, he was in an ER under the effect of a sedative and undergoing treatment ... Full Story

Related: How to assure "fair, neutral & fact-finding" officer-involved shooting investigations

"Police execution" or a lightning-fast, justifiable shooting?

--> Read all of P1's Force Science articles

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Press Release:
InterAct To Help Saratoga County, NY Enhance Their Wireless Emergency Services
Thousands watch retired Lt. jump to his death during W. Va. festival
[Fayetteville, WV]
Standoff at Penn State ends with gunman committing suicide
[State College, PA]
Conn. officer struck by federal judge dies
[New Haven, CT]
$5.5 million in ecstasy, pot seized at N.Y. border bridge
[Buffalo, NY]


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Pa. raid yields drugs, gun, money; 4 jailed
[Columbia, PA]
Gaps flagged in Ga. use-of-force training
[DeKalb County, GA]
Tenn. officer sues Waffle House chain
[McMinnville, TN]
Idaho officials to look at Taser incident with 18 year old
[Idaho Falls, ID]

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