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Week-307-November-15-2006

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Week 307
Volume 2
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SWAT moves into position as they surround a Florida home after a gunman barricaded himself inside. Eusebio Estrada, a gang member, apparently shot himself after an eight-hour stand-off. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)

SWAT leader: "This is about as dangerous as it gets..."

Fla. gang member with assault rifle found dead after stand-off

The word tattooed on his arm described the standoff: Drama.

After holing up inside a South Miami-Dade home for eight hours and spraying officers with fire from an assault rifle, Eusebio Estrada was found dead, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A member of the gang known as TOYS, he was 19 ... Full Story

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Ever think about what you'd do if alligators were swimming through the yards and streets of your beat? Of if your patrol fleet was suddenly zapped with 400 flat tires? Or if you had no place to put the suspects you arrested because you had no working jails or prisons? ... Full Story

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News and Announcements:

Press Release:
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N.Y. police fatally shoot man firing machine gun into air
[New York, NY]

Seattle officer killed in crash with felon
[Seattle, WA]

Mass. police seize $700K in cocaine
[Leominster, MA]

Chicago officers plead not guilty to new indictments
[Chicago, IL]
 

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News and Announcements:

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Calif. police get fast access to immigrant data
[Los Angeles, CA]

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Va. State Police swap "10-4" for "message understood"
[Washington, D.C.]

LAPD officials 'livid' over new arrest videotape
[Los Angeles, CA]

Houston police nab suspect in air conditioner
[Houston, TX]
 

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