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Week-371-February-6-2008

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Week 371
February 6, 2008
Police Driving:
How we die — the untold story
How do law enforcement officers die? Unless you've been sleeping for the last decade, you’ve heard it: guns and cars, with collisions leading the way for the past several years.

I fear that we have somehow minimized these collisions by calling them "accidents" and throwing our hands in the air as if we can't do anything ... Full Story
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Featured News:
Tragic historic milestone:
Nearly 10,000 officers slain by gunfire

Dating back to the first law enforcement fatality recorded in 1792, there have been a total of 9,929 federal, state and local law enforcement officers killed by gunfire.

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PoliceOne Training Tip

Vehicle surveillance



Surveilling a suspect is often a vital part of investigations, but not every department has the manpower to watch a suspect around the clock.

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Homeland Security gets new flashlight weapon



A newly developed flashlight that disorients may soon find its way into LEOs' hands.

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
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Kentucky officer accidentally shot at range
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Wild car chase ends with N.Y. man's arrest
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Texas officer in fatal crash didn't wear seat belt
[Corpus Christi, TX]

Philly to get 100 new officers
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Slain Minn. officer added to memorial 70 years later
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Veteran Indiana officers tackle cold cases
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