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Week 363
December 14, 2007
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7 habits of highly unsuccessful interdiction officers
Have you ever wondered how that "dime bag" of weed or that "one-hitter" of meth ended up in that junkie’s pocket?

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S.C. deputy has fatal heart attack during pursuit




COLUMBIA, S.C. — A sheriff's deputy collapsed and died from a heart attack after a car chase early Friday near downtown Columbia and authorities were searching for the driver who fled.

An autopsy showed that Deputy Darral Lane, 41, died from a heart attack, Sheriff Leon Lott said. Lane had wrestled the two passengers in the car to the ground and got one into handcuffs.

"You see him stand up and grab a hold of his thigh. He falls to his knees and then he falls to the ground," Lott said ... Full Story
PoliceOne Video Training Tip
Disarming techniques
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In this week's P1 Video Tactical Tip, Ralph Mroz, Director of Training for the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA), explores the advantages and disadvantages of several disarming techniques officers can use when faced with an armed assailant pointing a weapon at you in close proximity.

Additionally, Mroz officers a couple of preparation techniques for your training weapons that can help you avoid injury ... Full Tip

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
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Off-duty N.M. state officer murdered by son
[Las Cruces, NM]

Utah officer avoids injury while being dragged by fleeing car
[Sandy, UT]

Off-duty Ga. officer stabbed in grocery store confrontation
[Athens-Clarke County, GA]

Arrest made after D.C. officer hit by stolen limousine
[Washington, D.C.]
Officer Down



Deputy Sheriff
Robin Tanner
Marathon, Florida


Fla. deputy dies in car crash
End of Watch: Dec. 13, 2007

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Ill. county unveils unit to review cop shootings
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Calif. police uncover 800 pot plants after car crash
[Walnut Creek, CA]

Violent crime dips in Philadelphia
[Philadelphia, PA]

Ala. county uses billboards as digital wanted posters
[Mobile, AL]



PoliceOne Member Comment of the Week

"This Sgt. was just another 'stripe wearer' and not a 'sergeant!' Hopefully she'll get eaten by an alligator!"


Member comment in response to the Fla. officer who was fired after she sued a family over injuries she sustained during a rescue.
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