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Week-373-February-20-2008

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Week 373
February 20, 2008
Featured Column:
Tactical debate: Muzzle up or muzzle depressed?
In training, in simulations and in real life, we consistently see muzzles pointed at people (or targets, in training) that we don't intend to shoot at the moment.

I was taught what I believed everyone was being taught: that unless you are in the act of shooting someone, your muzzle stays depressed ... Full Story
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Featured News:
NOPD continues to struggle with EDPs

NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD has had a tough time dealing with the mentally ill since Charity Hospital suffered severe flood damage from Hurricane Katrina.

About a month ago, a man described by New Orleans police as a mentally ill vagrant allegedly wrestled a gun from a police officer and shot her to death.

''It's a bad situation for everyone''... Full Story

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Communication difficulties with EDPs

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PoliceOne Training Tip

Observation in nighttime traffic stops



Every officer knows how dangerous traffic stops can be, and this danger is compounded at night.

In today's P1 tactical tip, a member offers a few tips for safe nighttime traffic stops. His suggestions involve using your spotlight and patience to bust suspects and keep yourself safer during these stops ... Full Tip


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Cincinnati squad hit while responding



A car crashed into a Cincinnati cruiser that was responding to a call, resulting in minor injuries.
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News and Announcements
Press Release:
HAIX® Announces NTOA Approval for Newest Boots
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Shootout at Ill. motel leaves 2 cops wounded
[Burbank, IL]

Fla. officer in hospital after crash
[Fort Lauderdale, FL]

Off-duty Texas officer dies from shooting injury
[Harris County, TX]

Conn. officer foils robbery
[Newington, CN]

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Sabre Partners With the National Breast Cancer Foundation
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Boston officer sues state police over confrontation
[Boston, MA]

Retired N.Y. cop's wife held without bail in his death
[Howard Beach, NY]

Berkeley may reconsider Taser ban
[Berkeley, CA]

Dallas police Web site taken over by hacker
[Dallas, TX]

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