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Week-341-July-13-2007

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Week 341
July 13, 2007



 
Fla. police department training
for active shooter in schools
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — In the past, if a shooting took place at a school, police were trained to secure the building perimeter.

But the massacres at Virginia Tech and Columbine High School have shown the need for a different approach ... Full Story

Related Stories:
Mass slaughter in our schools: the terrorists' chilling plan

Preparing for a school shooting: 13 lessons learned during a training exercise


Visit the P1 School Violence section

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10 steps to improving your high-risk communication
There are also times when an officer faces an exceptionally difficult choice about whether or not to shoot. It might be during those times that the officer wishes to have that one more tool in the bag.

The way we communicate in high-risk situations can give us options. During high-risk communication emotions are paramount, yet few officers are trained to converse in "emotion."

Here are 10 steps to making your high-risk communication more successful ... Full Story

PoliceOne Video Training Tip
Avoiding tunnel vision when approaching a wanted suspect

In this week's P1 Video Tip, provided by the Law Enforcement Training Network (LETN), we illustrate the dangers of falling prey to the natural instinct to focus in on the most obvious threat when approaching a wanted suspect. Watch as an officer walks into a surprise attack...and learn how you can avoid it ... Full Tip


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News and Announcements

Press Release:
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Three suspects nabbed in NYPD shooting
[New York, NY]

New intel report: Al-Qaeda renewing efforts to sneak terror plotters into U.S.
[Washington, DC]

Memphis police make major drug bust
[Memphis, TN]

Two NY teens arrested in plot to destroy school
[Bohemia, NY]

PoliceOne Member Comment of the Week

"Perhaps, in the future, Mr. Lane should just book himself into the jail. Why bother getting the REAL police involved when he had a badge and could do it himself?"

Posted in response to a report of a fake officer pulling over a real one.

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News and Announcements:

Press Release:
ICS Releases its Latest Version of the Computer Forensic Portable Lab for Field Applications
[ICS]

Fla. deputy arrived just in time to stop knife-wielding man
[Tamarac, FL]

Minn. police chase: 3 counties, speeds over 130 mph
[Brewster, MN]

Colo. Deputies get creative when serving subpoenas
[El Paso, CO]

UK straps cameras to bobbies' helmets
[London, U.K.]

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