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Week 351
September 19, 2007
Ariz. officer fatally shot trying to arrest jaywalker with criminal record



Ariz. Officer Nick Erfle was fatally shot after he and his partner approached three people for jaywalking and obstructing traffic Tuesday. Watch video
PHOENIX, Ariz. — A Phoenix police officer was killed Tuesday by a man who was himself later fatally shot as he pointed a gun at a carjacking victim's head.

The officer, 33-year-old Nick Erfle, had been trying to arrest the suspect on a warrant when the two got into a fight. The suspect pulled his gun and fired.

As Erfle was taken to a hospital, police scrambled to find the suspect. The man had run away... Full Story

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Police and sleep problems: Are you a 40-percenter?

In law enforcement, you strive to be a 5-percenter, but you may also be a 40- percenter. And that ain't so good. A recent Harvard Medical School group reports that nearly 40 percent of officers are suffering from sleep abnormalities. These include apnea, insomnia, shift work disorder, restless legs syndrome, and narcolepsy with temporary paralysis. Yet sleep disorders in cops often go undiagnosed and untreated ... Full Story

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Fla. student resists arrest, is Tasered



A University of Florida student is due in court on charges of resisting an officer and disturbing the peace at a forum with Senator John Kerry, Monday. Watch video

Safe parking on duty



Like most officers, you probably park during slow periods in your shift to catch up on paperwork or brief the latest intel reports.

But how much thought do you put into where you sit? In today's P1 tip, a member shares a reminder that you always need to think tactically, even when picking a parking spot ... Full Tip


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Bulletproof vest saves Chicago officer's life in store stabbing
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Off-duty D.C. officer fatally shoots teen
[Washington, DC]

Calif. police shoot gunman who fired into a church
[Fresno, CA]

Va. officer shot responding to domestic/suicide call
[Chilhowie, VA]


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The National Alliance of Gang Investigators Associations (NAGIA) Announces the First Annual World Gang Summit
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Dallas police arrest triple-slaying suspect after massive manhunt
[Dallas, TX]

Fall from roof critically injures Ind. officer
[Richmond, IN]

Ill. undercover police seize more than 600 guns
[Lake County, IL]

2 Mo. men arrested for rap video that threatens police
[Savannah, MO]


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