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Week 371
February 4, 2008
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PoliceOne Training Tip

Stay alert to this attack strategy



When you've cuffed the suspect from behind, there may be a tendency to let your guard down a bit.

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News and Announcements

Press Release:

Visual Purple ICS: Call to Action-The Sustainment Challenge
[Visual Purple]

Fla. deputy hospitalized after shoplifting suspect hits her
[Orange County, FL]

Calif. gang fugitive arrested in Utah
[Salt Lake City, UT]

Chicago's new top cop seeks confidence of public, cops
[Chicago, IL]

Ga. police puzzled by officers' gunfight
[Gwinnett County, GA]
Officer Down



Deputy Sheriff Dustin Duncan
Wister, Okla.


Okla. officer fatally
injured in car wreck


End of Watch: Feb. 4, 2008

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
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Ill. mall gunman still at large
[Tinley Park, IL]

Off-duty N.J. cop fatally shoots man in a doorstep encounter
[Newark, NJ]

Wounded La. officer released from hospital
[Shreveport, LA]

Officer arrested after brawl at police station
[Springfield, MA]
Officer Down



Sgt Richard LeBow
Mulberry, Ark.


Ark. trooper dies in highway crash

End of Watch: Feb. 4, 2008

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