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Week 325
Volume 2
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— Scott Buhrmaster, Managing Editor





Stopping a foot pursuit in its tracks

By P-1 Editor Rachel Fretz

Chasing a suspect on foot — heading straight into a slew of unknowns — is clearly dangerous. Because foot pursuits can lead to significant injuries and even death of both officers and suspects while generating legal liability, it's obviously best to avoid them whenever possible.

Our PoliceOne experts will tell you that with the right preparation and proper tactics, you can stop the suspect and stay safe ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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Mexican authorities find $205 million drug money; largest cash seizure ever

MEXICO CITY — A top U.S. drug official said Monday that Mexican authorities have seized $205.6 million from a luxury house in the capital, in what is believed to be the largest drug cash seizure ever.

The money found hidden inside walls, suitcases and closets came from profits of the sale of methamphetamines in the United States, Drug Enforcement Administration chief Karen Tandy said in a statement ... Full Story

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Panama police, U.S. DEA seize 21 tons of cocaine

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Visit the P-1 Drug Interdiction / Narcotics section

PoliceOne Training Tip:
Pause, observe and listen at domestic disturbances

A tactic that I find useful for domestic disturbances is after parking away from the location and making a tactical approach ... Full Tip (Secured- LE only)

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