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Week 345
August 10, 2007
Fla. officer fatally shot checking suspicious license plate; 2nd shot in 5 days



Sgt. Chris Reyka was ambushed while checking a license plate. He is the second Broward County officer shot in five days.
POMPANO BEACH — The Broward Sheriff's Office offered a $70,000 reward for the gunman who shot and killed a deputy early Friday in Pompano Beach, the second shooting of a Broward deputy this week.

The deputy was identified as Sgt. Chris Reyka, 51, of Wellington. Early reports said that he had been shot in the head.

"BSO is not going to tolerate thugs in this community who think or feel they can assassinate our people," ... Full Story

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Taser tactics and training injuries
This month I’ll cover several Taser topics based on some recent research and experiences in court and administrative hearings.

There are three Taser tactics issues: 3-point contact, distance to achieve adequate dart-spread and avoiding setting folks on fire ... Full Story
 

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
Land Mobile Legend Sir Angus Tait Passes
[Tait North America]

2 La. officers fatally shot during standoff
[Bastrop, LA]

LAPD officers fatally shoot armed bank robber
[Los Angeles, CA]

Chicago officer's weapon goes off in struggle with suspect
[Chicago, IL]

Kan. police investigating fireworks shell in patrol car gas tank
[Wichita, KS]

PoliceOne Member Comment of the Week

"I never transport anyone without searching them first. It doesn't matter how many times the subject has been previously searched and who did the search, they don't get in my car without me searching them."

Posted in response to a tactical tip
about about suspects hiding weapons in custody.


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News and Announcements:

Press Release:
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Manhunt ends as police arrest handcuffed suspect who escaped from squad
[Phoenix, AZ]

Ill. driver charged with ramming off-duty cop
[Forest Park, IL]

Deputy's shooting prompts closer look at traffic stops
[Florida]

As gas prices rise, Ohio police mount motorcycles
[Ohio]

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