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Cities use lawsuits to curb gangs
FORT WORTH, Tex. — Fed up with deadly drive-by shootings, incessant drug dealing and graffiti, cities nationwide are trying a different tactic to combat gangs: They're suing them.
Fort Worth and San Francisco are among the latest to file lawsuits against gang members, asking courts for injunctions barring them from hanging out together on street corners, in cars or anywhere else in certain areas ...Full Story
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Beat the retirement blues: What to expect when leaving LE
By Rachel Fretz, PoliceOne Editor
For some, the truth about what it’s really like to leave police work comes as a painful surprise and can cause more stress than it eliminates. It can come with feelings of isolation, a lost sense of purpose and identity and a perpetual longing for belonging.
But if you’re prepared, retirement can be as enjoyable and fulfilling as you want it to be. And after all these years, you’ve earned it...right?Full Story
In today's tip, a P1 member questions the location many officers use to carry their backup knives and shares the tactical reasons why he carries his backup knife elsewhere. His insights may inspire you to change your carry location ... Full Tip
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