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Week-324-March-12-2007

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Week 324
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How to prevent a legal slight-of-hand trick from twisting your case
Beware of a time-worn ploy by plaintiffs' attorneys that seems to be making a courtroom comeback. On more than one recent occasion, I've seen this legal slight-of-hand trick used in trials involving lawsuits against law enforcement officers in which I've testified as a defense expert witness.

Here's how it works:
The incident begins with some sort of minor police contact. Normally, the incident starts out as an ordinance violation or misdemeanor-type ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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13 LAPD officers awarded decade later; saved 80 from fire

It was an act of bravery on an unusual scale: Thirteen Los Angeles police officers repeatedly entered a fire-engulfed retirement home, kicking down locked doors and navigating smoke-choked hallways to rescue 80 senior citizens.

But somehow, due to a bureaucratic mix-up, the 1996 incident never received official recognition from the LAPD.

Now, more than a decade later, Police Chief William J. Bratton has recommended that the 13 officers receive ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:
More on hats & building searches

In addition to removing your hat prior to a building search, some officers I know will leave their hat ... Full Tip (Secured- LE only)

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