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Week 366
January 4, 2008
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An officer's first-hand look at the Omaha mall shooting
After 20 years in law enforcement, I thought I had seen it all. I survived two shootings in two years. I've seen rapes, robberies, killings, child abuse, drug-addled homeless and everything in between.

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2 Ga. officers shot in stand-off; suspect found dead


(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)



GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — e man who initiated an armed stand-off beginning Thursday night has been found dead inside the home he'd been holed up in.

The standoff lasted more than 14 hours and caused a chaotic scene outside the house, where two officers were hit by gunfire after knocking on the door to serve a warrant at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

The officers, whose names were not released, were listed in stable condition Friday ... Full Story
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In this week's PoliceOne video tactical tip, Ralph Mroz, Training Director for the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA), explores the use of rail-mounted pistol lights.

In addition to exploring both the tactical benefits and challenges they can present, Mroz suggests options for transitioning from using a hand-held flashlight for illumination to a rail-mounted light when necessary ... Full Tip

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