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Week 356
October 26, 2007


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Risk management in small agency law enforcement operations

Most police agencies have fewer than 15 officers. This small number often translates into officers working alone or having to wait long periods for assistance.

Rural agencies are particularly affected as the small towns and counties may only have one or two officers covering a large geographic area.

The inability to have readily available backup means officers must alter their tactics ... Full Story


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Fla. deputy makes 'miraculous' recovery from gunshot to head



Deputy Hernandez is seen being rushed to the hospital after being shot in the head by a motorcyclist, Aug. 6.
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — Deputy Maury Hernandez wasn't expected to make it through the night after a bullet pierced his skull and put him in a coma.

Hernandez has been in the hospital for more than two months after being shot during a traffic stop in Hollywood, Fla.

"He has had essentially a miraculous recovery. This is something that we never thought would happen when we first saw him" ... Full Story

PoliceOne Video Training Tip
Pursue or not? Confronting a suspicious subject
In this week's video tactical tip, provided by the Law Enforcement Training Network (LETN), we explore the options for handling a situation where a subject suddenly appears from the dark during a one-officer, door-to-door building check and flees. Do you let him go or pursue? You're asked to make the call ... Full Tip

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Police Grants Help Launching in November 2007
[Cisco and PoliceOne.com]

University police fatally shoot Calif. arsonist
[San Bernardino, CA]

Drug smuggler rams Border Patrol with car; suspect shot
[Sierra Vista, AZ]

N.Y. officer badly injured in crash responding to call
[Hempstead, NY]

Wash. officer wounds armed man during gunbattle
[Edmonds, WA]

Officer Down

Officer Tate Lynch
Casa Grande, Arizona


Ariz. SWAT officer has fatal fall during training exercise
End of Watch: October 25, 2007

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
Savage Range Systems Completes Test Ranges for Barrett Firearms
[Savage Range Systems]

New Fla. task force targets gang violence
[Tallahassee, FL]

Red-light cams produce $6 million for Houston PD
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14-year-old arrested with stockpile of weapons; planned school attack
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Kan. officer makes traffic stop, delivers baby
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PoliceOne Member Comment of the Week

"You can just ask, 'May I have your license, registration and open container?'"

Member comment in response to a tip about field sobriety interviewing.

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