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Week 337
June 13, 2007



Investigators look into the back seat of the police vehicle where Clay City Police Chief Randy Lacy was shot to death in Clay City, Ky., on Wednesday. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
Ky. police chief fatally shot
by man in back of patrol car

CLAY CITY, Ky. — A trusting, small-town police chief — the city's only officer — was fatally shot Wednesday after he cuffed a suspect's hands in the front instead of the back, authorities said.

It was a practice that Chief Randy Lacy, 55, often used when arresting people he knew. The suspect, who had been stopped on suspicion of driving under the influence, had a long criminal history ... Full Story

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The "love/hate" relationship between cops and their dispatchers
Let's be honest, there is no better example of a "love-hate relationship" than the daily interaction between street cops and their dispatchers. When things are going well, we love each other; when they’re not, tempers flare, attitudes take a nosedive and we temporarily hate each other.

Having spent time on both sides of the dispatch center, I'd like to make just a few suggestions for making life easier — and safer — for each other ... Full Story

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High speed chase ends in suspect death



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Bluetooth devices and staying stealth


In today's tip, a P1 member says that a communications device meant to make things easier for an officer can add risk during an encounter with an armed suspect.

This piece of equipment can give away your position and make you more of a target ... Full Tip



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Teen breaks into police station, fires shots
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Calif. drug bust nets $2.2 mil. worth of marijuana
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Chicago police shoot armed teen
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Officer Down

Officer Rober Franklin Dickey
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Calif. patrolman dies in crash
End of Watch: June 10, 2007

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