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Corrections officer charged after
6-yr.-old grandson shoots self

As she sat in the emergency room Tuesday evening grieving for her little boy, all LaToyia Parker wanted to know was the truth: Who would shoot a 6-year-old in the mouth?

The difficult answer was that her son, Jaylen, had shot himself after getting hold of her mother's gun - the gun her mother used as a Cook County correctional officer ... Full Story

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"The Gap": How loss of the neck restraints led to the Rodney King incident
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PoliceOne Training Tip:
Finger grab frisk

Maintaining control of a suspect for frisking and cuffing can be problematic for smaller officers. In this week's video tip from Police Officers Safety Association, veteran 145-pound officer George Vranos shows us one technique he's developed that's worked consistently for his entire department ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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