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Week 315
Volume 3
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How to prepare yourself for terrorist attacks on our schools
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In previous installments, we documented the plans of Islamic terrorists to murder hundreds of U.S. school children, as reported at a recent anti-terrorism conference.
In this final report, we explore recommendations by expert trainer Todd Rossa on what LE agencies can do to defend our schools
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What began as an early morning traffic stop for Missouri Patrolman Aaron Beene turned into a lfe-and-death struggle in a nearby wooded area. (Dale Stockton/Law Officer)

Officer shoots suspect after
life-or-death struggle

ST. JOSEPH, MO -- A St. Joseph Police Department officer shot a suspect who allegedly threatened his life after a pre-dawn traffic stop Wednesday.

"The officer was in a fight for his life," said Cmdr. Jim Connors, a police spokesman.

The situation began when Patrolman Beene, 31, observed a car with two men make an illegal left turn ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Video Training Tip:
Breaching with a Thor's Hammer

The Thor's hammer is a handy tool that we think has a place in every cruiser.

In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip, Ralph Mroz, Training Director for the Police Officers Safety Association, demonstrates how a Thor’s Hammer can be used to quickly breach a locked door ... Full Tip

Watch the related video


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Wash. deputy fatally shoots armed man after chase
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Texas police find $88,000 worth of marijuana in home
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Mass. State Police trooper injured in crash; highway worker hailed as hero
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FBI may investigate police shooting of handcuffed black man in Texas
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Woman tries to smuggle drugs, scalpel into N.Y. prison in tampon
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