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Week-326-March-28-2007

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Week 326
Volume 2
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The latest round of experiments in the Force Science Research Center’s ongoing "hit probability" study has produced preliminary findings with surprising and unnerving implications for LEOs. Among the new discoveries:

Even "naïve shooters," untrained and unpracticed with handguns, are amazingly accurate in making head shots at close range ... Full Story

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Officers from the Jacksonville (Fla.) Sheriff's Office found Robert Dunn dead in his patrol car from a self-inflicted gun shot wound, Tuesday.

Fla. officer commits suicide in cruiser

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A police officer died early Tuesday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his patrol car, Sheriff John Rutherford said.

Robert Dunn, 39, was one of three officers responding to a disturbance call at 3:30 a.m. The other two officers went in to investigate the call, but Dunn did not follow.

When officers returned a few minutes later, Dunn was found dead in his police car ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:
Gang gun-hiding tactic

In Miami, gangs know that officers will only check the inside of their vehicles and the trunk area. Officers in general will never get on their hands and knees to check under the vehicle ... Full Tip (Secured- LE only)

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Glass injures one, as N.J. cop fires in brawl
[Jersey City, NJ]

Neb. trooper seizes 950 pounds of pot
[Lincoln, NE]

Fla. police get phoned-in threat in heist twist
[Miami Beach, FL]

Organized crime ring cracked in Detroit
[Detroit, MI]
 

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Ray Allen Introduces The F Series K-9 Deployment & Heat Alert Systems

NYC volunteer police to get bulletproof vests after street shootout
[New York, NY]

$5M in forfeited drug proceeds distributed to Ind. law enforcement
[Indianapolis, IN]

Four officers charged in assault on tourist in N.Y. vacation town
[Riverhead, NY]

Calif. drug raid yields weapon stash
[Oakland, CA]
 

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