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Week-324-March-14-2007

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Week 324
Volume 2
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Police lines: Crossing
the language barrier

By Jamie Thompson, FireRescue 1.com
and Rachel Fretz, PoliceOne.com


Across the United States, the sound of Spanish is becoming increasingly familiar.

The surge in immigration over the past few years has made Hispanics the largest minority group in the country.

And while debates about language and immigration issues may rage, more and more emergency personnel ... Full Story

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Tennessee police struggle with 'No habla Ingles' calls

Ariz.officers learn verbal tools of their trade in "Spanish for Cops"


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1 officer shot, 2 officers
slashed in New York

NEW YORK — A New York City police officer was shot in a gun battle last night in Harlem, and two cops were slashed in Brooklyn - one in the head and the other in the hand, police said.

The officer in Harlem was shot twice in the torso; his wounds are not believed to be life-threatening, police said. He was taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital for treatment.

"Obviously we're very concerned about his condition," said police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who visited the wounded officer ... Full Story

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Officer's fight for life yields 9 crucial survival lessons (Secured- law enforcement only)


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PoliceOne Training Tip:
Training for touch during emergency driving

While training new recruits about emergency/pursuit driving, park your patrol unit ... Full Tip (Secured- LE only)

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Calif. sheriffs fatally shoot suspect at home
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Detroit police shoot suspect after drive-by outside parole office
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Ex- Ga. officer admits robbing drivers during traffic stops
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