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Week-359-November-16-2007

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Week 359
November 16, 2007
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Weinblatt's Tips
10 Taser tips you've never heard before



Author Richard Weinblatt demonstrates proper Taser techniques.


Law enforcement's use of Tasers has been a lightning rod for controversy, as evidenced by the many national and local media stories focusing on it.

Today's column is geared to give law enforcers ten tips for Taser deployment that aren't usually covered by instructors of electric control devices or dart firing stun guns ... Full Story
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FBI, LAPD arrest 32 in largest crackdown on MS-13



Police and federal agents lift a suspect's shirt to display tattoos of a Salvadoran man believed to be a member of the MS-13 gang. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)

LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of FBI agents and Los Angeles police fanned out across the city in what authorities described as one of the largest crackdowns to date on the notorious El Salvadoran street gang MS-13.

At least 32 alleged gang members had been arrested in the sweep of this violent street gang tied to multiple murders.

"They are the new organized crime. These are gangsters and they're not on TV" ... Full Story
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Spotlighting the search stick
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News and Announcements

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Ohio officials take down 'drug dynasty'
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Amid a violent month, Philly gets a new police commissioner
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PoliceOne Member Comment of the Week

"I'm usually a Sooners fan, so I never thought I'd say it, but ... Go Florida gators!"


Member comment in response to an article about a man who was eaten by an alligator while fleeing Fla. police.



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