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Week 360
November 21, 2007
Editor's Note: Dear PoliceOne Member,

Not everyone can make it to the various law enforcement trade shows throughout the year. Fortunately, we were there to capture video demos of some of the latest police products and services, bringing them from the trade show floor to your screen.

Head over to BLUtube.com and check out our PoliceOne Virtual Tradeshows for short segments featuring some of the top law enforcement vendors, hosted by our own Buck Savage (aka. Dave Smith).

Have a heppy and safe Thanksgiving!


— Scott Buhrmaster, Managing Editor
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Report: Mass. troopers involved in nearly 500 crashes in last 7 years




A Mass. State Police cruiser is seen in an accident. A recent study says troopers have been involved in nearly 500 accidents in 7 years. (AP Photo)

BOSTON — State troopers have been involved in nearly 500 crashes in their cruisers over the past seven years, including instances in which officers were inattentive, speeding or following cars too closely.

The analysis of 2,600 cruiser accidents also shows nearly 120 officers have had four or more crashes in the past seven years.

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How do you really feel about your job?


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Cardinal rule for a backup gun



In today's P1 tactical tip, a member shares his insights into one of the most important variables to consider when selecting the right back-up gun: the stopping power.

Today's firearms options allow officers to carry small, concealable weapons without compromising their ability to quickly and effectively stop a threat when deadly force is required ... Full Tip


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Operation: Stuffed Turkey nails drug dealers



Franklin (TN) police arrested more than a dozen drug dealers in Operation: Stuffed Turkey. Watch Video
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News and Announcements

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Colo. officer shot, continues chase
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Wis. judge rules disciplinary record of former officer can be released
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Neb. Chief charged in fatal shooting
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Atlanta unveils new narcotics unit
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