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Week 370
February 1, 2008
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Editor's Note:

PoliceOne will be among the many exhibitors at the 2008 SHOT SHOW in Las Vegas, Feb. 2 through 5. This conference is the world's premier exposition of combined firearms, ammunition, archery, outdoor apparel and related products and services.

We encourage you to visit our sponsors' booths — and be sure to stop by the PoliceOne booth (#20091), in the Law Enforcement Tent, to hear about the many exciting developments we have in store for 2008. We will also be filming PoliceOne Virtual Tradeshow segments at sponsor booths around the show. So keep a lookout for our film crew!


— Keith Bowers, Editor

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Featured News:
Claim filed in off-duty Wis. officer rampage

AP Photo/Morry Gash

CRANDON, Wis. — In claims filed this week, a lawyer accuses Tyler Peterson’s superiors in Forest County law enforcement of knowing he was prone to violence before he killed six people and himself in an Oct. 7 rampage.

The claims, filed on behalf of the parents of a victim, accuse Police Chief John Dennee and Sheriff Keith Van Cleve of failing to supervise and control Peterson, who was a full-time deputy and part-time officer ... Full Story
PoliceOne Video Training Tip

Working with dual-intensity flashlights
Provided by POSA
In this week's PoliceOne Video Tactical Tip, Ralph Mroz, Training Director for the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA), shows how a dual-intensity flashlight can help officers disorient suspects as well as do more precise work like reading driver's licenses.... Full Tip

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P1 Member Photo of the Week



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East Lampeter Township (PA) PD
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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Smith & Wesson M&P Pistols Continue to Win Law Enforcement Agencies
[Smith & Wesson]

Off-duty Ga. officer shot helping bystander
[Fulton County, GA]

Standoff with heavily armed Utah man ends peacefully
[Eagle Mountain, UT]

Philly patrol officers applaud new tactics
[Philadelphia, PA]

Fla. man attacks deputy despite being shot, pepper sprayed
[Lantana, FL]
Officer Down



Lance Corporal
James Haynes
Orangeburg, S. C.


S.C officer fatally
injured in car wreck


End of Watch: Feb. 1, 2008

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
ETGI Announces Registration for ICNA Seminar
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Injured Mo. officer honored for bravery
[St. Louis, MO]

Fla. officer: I was fired after having heart attack
[Davie, FL]

Mich. officer saves train from derailing
[Buena Vista Township, MI]

Calif. cop moonlights as voice actor
[San Leandro, CA]


PoliceOne Member
Comment of the Week

"Here, once again, is a chief that never sits in a squad 8-12 hours a day. Hiis next idea will be mopeds and the Prius."

Member comment in response to an article about a department using hybrid squads.
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