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Week-313-December-27-2006

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Week 313
Volume 1
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Officers clear the trunk of a squad car involved in a fatal collision in Los Angeles. Preliminary stats reflect a double-digit increase in the number of vehicle crashes accounting for officer deaths in 2006. Officials believe lack of seat belts may be a major contributor to the fatalities. (AP Photo/Lee Celano)

Traffic-related officer deaths
jump 16 percent in '06

WASHINGTON -- Police officers who can ticket you for not wearing a seat belt sometimes ditch their own restraints, a factor that may have contributed to a double-digit jump this year in law enforcement traffic fatalities, according to a new study.

Many patrol car seat belts tangle with gun belts worn by officers, causing some of them to choose access to a firearm ... Full Story

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Not surprisingly, they targeted the nation's capitol and New York City ... Full Story

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San Francisco officer killed in hunt for escaped prisoner
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Army Reservist fatally shot by Md. police after stand-off
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Univ. of Ariz. officer kills gunman outside medical center
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