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Week-356-October-24-2007

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Week 356
October 24, 2007
Law Enforcement and the Law
Do misdemeanors constitute reasonable suspicion?
A patrol officer spots a car closely matching the description of a vehicle used to flee an armed robbery twelve days earlier.

Although the officer sees no traffic violation, the officer hits the red and blue lights and makes an investigative stop.

It's a lawful stop because it's based on reasonable suspicion regarding a felony. But would the stop be lawful if it were based on suspicion of a misdemeanor? ... Full Story



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Dallas PD eases hiring rules on drug use



Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle, seen in an interview at his home, recently eased his department's hiring requirements regarding prior drug use. (AP Photo/Donna McWilliam)
DALLAS — The Dallas Police Department recently made changes to its hiring rules to relax standards related to drug use to compete in a highly competitive job market.

The new policy, which is similar to the one used by the FBI, allows the department to consider hiring applicants who have used small amounts of drugs like cocaine or heroin on an experimental basis in the distant past.

"It gives us a standard used by what some people think is the most professional law enforcement agency in the country," Police Chief David Kunkle said ... Full Story

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Wash. K-9 fatally shot in standoff



During a four hour standoff with Wash. police, a convicted murderer killed a police K-9. Watch News Report
Reminder for approaching a house safely



Officers know that making a mistake on a house approach can end in tragedy.

In today's tactical tip, a P1 member shares some foundational – and critical – safety reminders related to approaching houses. These approach reminders will help you avoid those dangerous mistakes ... Full Tip


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