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November 19, 2007
Deadly force investigations can take years in some Fla. counties




In some Fla. counties, officers who use deadly force are forced into a legal limbo that can last years. (AP Photo)

FLORIDA — Firing a gun takes an instant, but police officers who use deadly force in Orange and Osceola counties sometimes wait more than two years to learn whether they acted properly.

"This is something that should have a very high priority in the prosecutor's office because it hampers public safety. What it does to the officers, it puts them a step back — they hesitate when they should do something" ... Full Story
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Domestic Violence: On the Front Lines
Domestic violence and mandatory arrests


Mandatory arrest in incidents of domestic violence gained traction in the 1980s. Like any well-intentioned but imperfect policy, it's weathered its share of criticism.

Here, PoliceOne columnist Richard Davis revisits the role of police intervention in domestics, citing two recent reprorts that could challenge these mandatory arrest policies ... Full Story


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Keeping your lines clean


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In today's P1 tactical tip, a member shares an easy, effective way to clear moisture and dust from your earpiece lines so you’ll have clear sound quality ... Full Tip



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