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Week 352
September 27, 2007
Editor's Note: We're very pleased to announce that PoliceOne has been awarded two Standard of Excellence WebAwards by the Web Marketing Association. PoliceOne was recognized in both the News and Online Community categories, scoring high marks in a number of key categories pertaining to web design, content and innovation.

Now in its 11th year, the WebAwards is the premier annual Web site award competition that names the best Web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all Web site development. PoliceOne was judged among the industry's best from among more than 2,000 entries worldwide.

For more on the award, read the full press release here.

— Scott Buhrmaster, Managing Editor

Calif. car thief shot after trying to run over police



MANTECA, Calif. — Police shot and wounded a car thief Tuesday after the suspect evaded police and tried to run over an officer.

"The driver of the stolen car drove directly where the officer was standing," said a police spokesman. "The officer backpedaled, firing several rounds, hitting the car and hitting the driver in one of his hands"... Full Story

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Training to the lowest level – Are we handicapping our officers?
Avoiding law enforcement's
emotional landmines


As law enforcement firearms trainers, we must continually search for ways to refine and improve the manner in which we teach.

This need for improvement will require us to readily embrace change. It is here that I believe we fall seriously short. It's important to understand that the "we" I am referring to is the entire organization ... Full Story

Firearms Competition: A driving force to officer survival

12 critical elements of a modern firearms training program


All cops are familiar with the physical toll of police work, to say nothing of the mental and emotional effects. And it's not just you. Your family and friends can’t help but feel the effects of your long nights or administrative stressors.

You know what you're supposed to do to take care of your body, but do you know what you need to take care of the metaphysical bumps and bruises that come with the territory? How do you deal with emotional stress? ... Full Story

Visit the P1 Health - Physical and Mental Fitness section

PoliceOne Training Tip

PoliceOne Video News

Stolen car pursuit ends in a crash



A Vancouver, Wash. police officer is recovering from a rollover crash that happened during a pursuit. The stolen car was crashed as well, and the suspects were eventually arrested. Watch video
Use caution when approaching
raised vehicles



Trying to get a visual fix on all the occupants in a vehicle during an approach can be challenging, but that challenge is magnified when you're dealing with a "monster truck"-type vehicle that's been modified to run high off the ground.

In today's tip a P1 member reminds you to be extra cautious and observant when dealing with these kinds of vehicles and gives a suggestion that can help prevent an ambush ... Full Tip


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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Danner's "Expert Overhaul" Hits Retail
[Danner]

Calif. police fatally shoot weapon-brandishing suspect
[Richmond, CA]

Texas officer wounded during pursuit
[Garland, TX]

Raid on Ill. PD reveals unprocessed evidence
[Cook County, IL]

2 N.J. officers injured arresting pot dealer
[Union City, N.J.]
Officer Down


Air Interdiction Agent
Julio E. Baray
Moriarty, New Mexico


Border Patrol agent dies in airplane crash

End of Watch: September 24, 2007

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
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Ariz. officer whose police dog died in hot car pleads not guilty
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Maryland troopers try e-ticketing
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[San Diego, CA]

Embattled former NY officer wins lottery
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