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Week 326
Volume 3
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Mayberry v. Starsky & Hutch: Public perception of police work
In today’s politically correct world, police are often accused of profiling, selective enforcement, excessive force, racial insensitivity, along with a multitude of other complaints. We will never satisfy all of the naysayers, but we can improve our image by changing our perception and the perception of others.

One of the most difficult problems that a police executive faces is the changing and sometimes negative attitude of the people we are sworn to protect ... Full Story

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A television cameraman shoots a closeup of marijuana growing in a home in Diamond Bar, Calif., Wednesday. Detectives seized more than 1,800 marijuana plants growing in the upscale home. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Pot farms: A 'disturbing trend'
found in Calif. homes

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. — Diamond Bar Mayor Steve Tye never noticed anything unusual about the upscale, three-bedroom suburban home a block from his house.

That is until Wednesday, when Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies burst in and found the entire house had been converted into a massive indoor marijuana farm, complete with elaborate irrigation system and overhead lights on timers that were hooked up illegally ... Full Story

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Illegal marijuana growers turning hot real estate into hothouses


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PoliceOne Training Tip:
Emergency First Aid: Stopping extremity bleeding

In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip, Emergency Physician Dr. Rick Tovar with the New Berlin (WI) Police Department shows you a simple yet potentially life-saving way to stop serious bleeding in an injured extremity. Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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Officer wounded, robbery suspect fatally shot in Md. chase
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Off-duty Ohio deputy shoots man after trying to break up fight
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Six officers injured in Bronx police chase
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La. officer accidentally shoots self
[Gretna, LA]

2 N.O. officers fired for misconduct, excessive force
[New Orleans, LA]

Real cops nab alleged fake cops
[Miami-Dade, FL]

Off-duty New York cop saves boy from fire
[New York, NY]
 

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