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Week-333-May-19-2007

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Week 333
May 19, 2007
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Authorities say gunman Randall W. Mays, above, fatally shot two Texas sheriff's deputies and wounded another. The deputies were shot while responding to a domestic disturbance.
(AP footage/Clip Syndicate)
Gunman fatally shoots 2 deputies, wounds 1 in Texas

PAYNE SPRINGS, Tex. — A gunman fatally shot two Henderson County sheriff's deputies and wounded another Thursday, hours after the deputies participated in a memorial to honor peace officers slain in the line of duty, authorities said.

The officers were responding to a domestic disturbance when the gunman opened fire. The suspect was shot in the elbow and his side, and taken to a hospital ... Full Story



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Police can learn a few things about driving safety from UPS
The disturbing rise in law enforcement collision deaths and injuries has many departments scrambling for solutions to reduce LE collisions and make our jobs safer.

While many so-called experts are trying to sell their methods, videos or techniques, the United Parcel Service (UPS) — with the famous brown trucks we see every day — has been leading the private industry in driving safety for nearly 100 years. The safety record is based on the commitment of the company to provide its employees with the best training available — a commitment that LE should model ... Full Story

PoliceOne Training Tip:
Entry Weapon Choices

In this tip from Police Officers Safety Association, Training Director Ralph Mroz explores the pros and cons of the traditional use of long guns during entry, and introduces another option that may be increasing in popularity ... Full Tip

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Cleveland Clinic Study Demonstrates TASER X26 Does Not Affect Short-Term Function of Implantable Pacemakers and Defibrillators

Iowa undercover officer injured in sting
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Ga. police shoot carjack suspect
[Atlanta, GA]

Report cites concerns about LAPD officer training
[Los Angeles, CA]

Kids find missing S.C. officer's badge
[Charleston, SC]
PoliceOne Member Comment of the Week


"Our department also teaches shooting from a seated position in your vehicle. If you can see through the windshield, you can also shoot through it, and stop the incoming threat."

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Tire wear is cited in Tex. officer's death
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Communications faulted in N.Y. manhunt
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Chicago officer pleads not guilty to videotaped assault
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Kan. officer's gun belt a real life saver
[Wichita, KS]
Officer Down

Deputy Frank Fabiano, Jr.
Kenosha, Wisc.


Wisc. deputy fatally shot during traffic stop
End of Watch: May 16, 2007

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