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Week 351
September 17, 2007
To match criminals, Miami police get assault rifles



MIAMI — Patrol officers will have the option of carrying assault rifles as police try to combat the rise in the use of similar weapons by criminals.

Police Chief John Timoney approved the new policy last week, before a Miami-Dade police officer was killed in a shootout with an assault rifle-wielding suspect on Thursday.

"This is something we do not do with any relish. We do this reluctantly" ... Full Story

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Driving in Ohio: It's worth the ride

In an ideal world, law enforcement agencies would take driver training seriously. Administrators would not balk at sending officers to training; they would not hesitate to spend money on training.

An ideal world may well be happening in the state of Ohio. I recently attended a five-day emergency driving course at the Ohio Peace Officers Academy located in London, Ohio ... Full Story

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Safely breaking a window





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Chicago officer shot trying to make drug arrest
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Ex-sniper accused of firing at Ala. police
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Mo. K9 dies after being shot in head during burglary
[Joplin, MO]

4 N.J. officers injured in "mob uprising"
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Officer Down

Officer Jose Somohano

Fla. officer dies of gunshot wounds

End of Watch: September 13, 2007

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