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Week 324
Volume 3
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A man committed suicide right in front of Sgt. Rob Relford. Stuck a shotgun in his mouth and pushed the trigger when Relford was just 10 feet away.

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Auxiliary Officers Nicholas Pekearo (left) and Yevgeniy Marshalik were shot and killed while following a suspect who had just murdered a pizza shop employee in New York's Greenwich Village. (NYPD)

Officers fatally shot; NYPD says they helped avoid more bloodshed

NEW YORK — The streets of Greenwich Village were crowded with people enjoying one of the first warm evenings of the year. Andy Paul was outside Lion's Den, a nightclub where his hard-rock band was about to perform.

Then he saw the man with the gun.

"He was running this way putting a new clip in," the 28-year-old singer said Thursday, a day after the rampage. "He turned around, firing at the cops." Full Story

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Gunfight in NYC leaves 4 dead; 2 auxiliary officers fatally shot


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PoliceOne Training Tip:
Training for different levels of confrontation

In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip of the Week, trainer Bob "Coach" Lindsay discusses the importance of training to respond to a threat from different "levels" — in this case, responding to an attack launched on you while you're seated ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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News and Announcements:

Press Release:
IACP and ITT Announce 10th Annual Community Policing Award Call for Entries

Shoot-out leaves Mass. officer wounded, suspect dead
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Trooper mortally wounded during East Texas pursuit
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Knife-wielding man fatally shot after attacking Calif. officer
[Bakersfield, CA]

Courageous New York rookie stabbed in head never cowered
[Brooklyn, NY]
 

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Wash. officer shoots as driver targets him
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L.A. drug gang is toppled; crackdown yields 31 arrests, heroin seizure
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Police score $300,000 meth bust in Calif.
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Deputy dressed as leprechaun an unlucky omen on Fla. road
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