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Week 370
January 30, 2008
Practical Police Psychology:
On-scene response to crime and accident victims: A practical guide
As first responders, it might seem obvious that police officers are in a unique position to help crime and accident victims deal with the impact of their ordeal.

But police officers themselves may not even be aware of the tremendous effect they have on crime and accident victims ... Full Story
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Philly's goal: 100 fewer murders a year

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey unveiled his much-anticipated crime-fighting strategy, including plans to redeploy 200 new officers into uniformed patrol.

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PoliceOne Training Tip

No kneeling!



During felony arrests, some officers may feel that having the suspect on their knees is a controllable situation.

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Ohio police raid nets 15 drug suspects



Columbus (OH) officers nabbed 15 drug-trafficking suspects in a late-night raid..

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
WaterShed, Inc. Receives Approval and Recommendation from NTOA
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2nd La. officer shot in two days
[Shreveport, LA]

3 Fla. suspects injured, suspect shot
[Palm Beach County, FL]

Maine trooper stabbed while making arrest
[Blue Hill, ME]

Ga. police drug unit to target highways
[Clayton, GA]

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Zistos Corporation Releases the WPC-2.5Z Camera
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Va. man attacks officer, reaches for duty pistol
[Virginia Beach, VA]

Alaska troopers target sexual violence
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Ill. dept. to cut costs with hybrid patrol vehicle
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Fla. officer recalls dramatic water rescue
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