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Week-355-October-17-2007

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Week 355
October 17, 2007
Editor's Note: With the increasing crime-fighting challenges law enforcement faces today, it's critical for officers, supervisory staff and entire departments to stay on the cutting edge of law enforcement technology.

The new PoliceOne Technology Newsletter will help. Packed with practical articles on current tech trends, advancements, and equipment — written by world class experts like Chief Mark Marshall, V.P. of the IACP — the P1 Tech Newsletter is designed to help you clearly understand and apply the new technologies available to you and your agency. To top it off, it's free. Subscribe now!

— Scott Buhrmaster, Managing Editor

P1 Exclusive
IACP Convention 2007 in New Orleans highlights winning strategies
The IACP Conference & Expo came to a close in New Orleans Tuesday, after five days' worth of educational sessions and exhibits.

More than 17,000 attended the annual event. Of course, P1 was there ... Full Report

IACP Articles:

Chertoff praises 'continued vigilance' in      thwarting terrorism at the IACP Conference

IACP Case Study: How an Arkansas      community fought meth and won

From the IACP booth to your town: Segways      are on a roll

Read full coverage from IACP
IACP 2007 Photo Gallery

Thousands descended on New Orleans for the 114th IACP Conference ... Full Slideshow (Photo/Rachel Fretz)

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Experts look at a young officer's murderous rampage

You’ve no doubt read or watched the national coverage about the off-duty law officer in a one-stoplight timber town in Wisconsin's North Woods who recently burst into an early-hours pizza party of high school friends and slaughtered 6 of them, including his ex-girlfriend, with his AR-15.

Urgent questions have emerged. Might the risk of violent explosion have been detected in the offender by stricter pre-employment screening and certification standards? ... Full Story


PoliceOne Training Tip

PoliceOne Video News

S.C. officer gets woman out of train's path



A woman's car was stranded on railroad tracks with the train coming. An officer was able to coax her out of the vehicle moments before the train hit the car. Watch video
Treating traffic stops as unknown risks



All officers should know that there is no such thing as a routine traffic stop.

In today's tactical tip, a P1 member underscores the critical importance of maintaining a tactically sharp mind-set when dealing with seemingly innocuous traffic stops. By properly conditioning yourself to consider them "unknown" risks, not "low" risks, you can help avoid tragedy. ... Full Tip


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News and Announcements

Press Release:
Police Stress Study Launched in Association With California School of Professional Pyschology
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Calif. SWAT officer fatally shot serving search warrant
[Rialto, CA]

Ill. chief shot during traffic stop
[Alorton, IL]

Rookie convicted of negligent homicide failed firearms, other police testing
[Houston, TX]

Judge cracks down on violent Calif. gang
[San Francisco, CA]


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News and Announcements

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SWAT team storms sleeping family after teen hacks into Calif. 911 system
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NYPD officers allegedly linked to steroid ring supplying pro athletes
[New York, NY]

Off-duty N.Y. cop nabs suspect in robbery
[Schenectady, NY]

Family of teen killed in Ind. crash sues police
[Gary, IN]


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