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Week 341
July 11, 2007



A drill evaluator watches emergency personnel respond to a terrorism drill. Michael Chertoff recently said he has a "gut feeling" there will be terror attacks this summer. Watch video
Officials warn of
summer terror attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. counterterror officials are warning of an increased risk of an attack this summer, given al-Qaida's apparent interest in summertime strikes and increased al-Qaida training in the Afghan-Pakistani border region.

On Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff told the editorial board of the Chicago Tribune that he had a "gut feeling" about a new period of increased risk ... Full Story

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Why Greta, Geraldo and FOX News are bad for law enforcement


This Monday we found FOX News transfixed with yet another beautiful missing coed. We watch talking heads speculate ad nauseam about what they are watching, and we watch real-time as law enforcement searches for the missing woman.

Most of what we heard was not actually news or even particularly factual, but rather mere speculation about what happened. I am not sure what will happen but the cynical cop side of me of fears the worst ... Full Story

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Former Marine stops bank robber



An ex-Marine stopped a bank robber, tackling and holding him down until Ga. police arrived. Watch video

More on hiding a cuff key


In a recent tip, a P1 member shed light on the importance of carrying a hidden cuff key and offered a clever, unobtrusive location for stashing one.

In today's tip, a fellow P1 member offers yet another creative hiding spot that not only keeps the key virtually undetectable, but keeps it close at hand...literally.

These are important suggestions should you be taken hostage and cuffed ... Full Tip


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News and Announcements
Press Release:
FLIR Announces New ThermoSight and FlashSight Thermal Imaging Scopes
[FLIR Systems]

NYPD cop shooting suspect in custody
[Brooklyn, NY]

Man slices N.C. officer with box cutter
[Raleigh, NC]

Man found dead after shootout, standoff with Ga. deputies
[Walton County., GA]

Ill. police seize 400 kilos of cocaine
[Will County., IL]
Officer Down

Robert "Bobby" Kozminski
Grand Rapids, Michigan


Mich. officer killed during domestic
End of Watch: July 8, 2007

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This intensive one day seminar will focus on non-accidental injuries to children. It will also emphasize the specific techniques that can be used by the investigator in the assessment, investigation and reconstruction of cases involving soft tissue injuries such as bruises, lacerations and burns. The curriculum offers case illustrations that encourage hands on participation by the student. 


News and Announcements:

Product Newsletter:
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San Diego police explore new tipster technology
[San Diego, CA]

Durham, N.C. police will get Tasers
[Durham, NC]

U.S., Canadian police arrest 37, cut off rowboat drug route
[Detroit, MI]

Fake cop pulls over a real one
[Bohemia, NY]

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