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Week 347
August 24, 2007
Preventing and countering cuffed assaults
Last month, an email alert from the LAPD Hollenbeck Training Unit circulated in the LE community, citing incidents of assault by handcuffed suspects. According the report, these were "sudden and violent attacks by well trained and focused individuals."

While these incidents aren't new, they are a critical reminder that when it comes to suspect restraint, never let your guard down. Headbutts. knee strikes, bites, as well as gaining access to a missed weapon can all be utilized when a subject is handcuffed — in fact, the handcuffs themselves can act as a weapon ... Full Story



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Text tipsters get Boston police the message



Boston police implemented an anonymous text messaging tip line 2 months ago. Police say it has been a rousing success.
BOSTON, Mass. — Boston cops' anonymous text-message tip line has busted at least two murder suspects and popped up hot leads in other high-profile homicides in the two months since the first-in-the nation program was unveiled.

The Text a Tip line, which allows witnesses to tell cops what they know anonymously without saying a word, was meant to battle a street culture that punishes "snitching."

"It has performed beyond our wildest expectations. We had no idea it was going to work as well as it has" ... Full Story
 

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PoliceOne Member Comments
of the Week

"Life is not a video game. There are no reset buttons."

"I fear that the kid will only get a couple years in a local jail and be found 'not criminally liable due to age.' I know when I was 15, I knew killing cops was probably a really bad thing."

"If you commit a man-sized crime then you deserve a man-sized punishment. No sympathy here."


Posted in response to report of a teen's "spur of the moment" decision to shoot a Mo. officer.
Alert fellow officers to
medical conditions





In today's P1 tip, a member reminds officers to notify colleagues of pre-existing medical conditions.

Disclosing this information could potentially save your life ... Full Tip

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