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Week 369
January 25, 2008
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4 ways officers can help prosecutors prosecute



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All too often, I hear police officers complaining about prosecutors, and vice versa. We need to remember that police and prosecutors are on the same team and are there to achieve the same goal: doing justice and putting the bad guy away.

Here are some hints that will hopefully help make this happen ... Full Story
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N.C. officer suspended for drawing gun on fleeing suspect




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MARSHVILLE, N.C. — A Marshville police officer has been suspended while the town looks into whether he acted appropriately when he drew his gun on a 16-year-old girl who did not immediately pull over for a traffic stop.

The girl was arrested Sunday night after she led police across nearly 3 miles of unlit country road after her mother advised her to find a safe, lighted place before pulling over ... Full Story
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Safely unloading your firearms
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In this week's PoliceOne Video Tactical Tip, Ralph Mroz, Training Director for the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA), spotlights the dangers he sees inherent in a popular firearm unloading technique and provides an alternative suggestion for a safer method that can help avoid an unintentional discharge ... Full Tip

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
Lethal and Less-Lethal Force Seminar Coming Up
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Fla. officer shoots man using barbecue fork as weapon
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La. officer fatally shoots armed drug dealer
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Miss. officer held at gunpoint
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No felony charges for man who killed Texas deputy
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"First rule of a gunfight:
Have a gun."

Member comment in response to a firsthand account of the Omaha mall shooting.
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