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Week 374
February 27, 2008
Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts:
What the new study of shootings of unarmed suspects means to you
As we detailed in Part 1, a unique study confirms that shootings of unarmed subjects during police confrontations typically do not result from racial bias by the officers involved.

These findings about the dynamics of these situations have important implications for officers, trainers, shooting investigators and many others ... Full Story
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Featured News:
Border agents increasingly targeted

WASHINGTON — Violence against agents working along the U.S.-Mexican border is escalating in response to efforts to crack down on illegal drug and human smuggling rings

Since 2004, the number of assaults has more than doubled, from 384 that year to 987 in 2007. And this year is set to outpace the last one.

"We get assaulted on a daily basis" ... Full Story

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Agent's death highlights attacks on Border Patrol

Immigration enforcement uses new tactics

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PoliceOne Training Tip

Car-burglary tools of convenience



During a traffic stop or field interview, have you come across an object that, while not illegal, just doesn't seem to belong?

In today's P1 tactical tip, a member describes how a seemingly-benign object like a fondue fork can be used to aid a car burglar, as well as become a weapon ... Full Tip


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PoliceOne Video News

Suspect jumps off bridge during pursuit



A suspect fled Boise (ID) police by car and foot before eventually leaping from a bridge.
Watch the video news report on BLUtube.com
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News and Announcements

Press Release:

U.S. Armor Sponsors the Return of Police Boxing to TREXPO
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Family: Nev. trooper will not survive
[Reno, NV]

Chicago officer injured blocking traffic at hit-run site
[Chicago, IL]

Tenn. deputies fatally shoot domestic abuser
[Maryville,TN]

Texas police nab supect with 360 lbs of cocaine
[Kinney County, TX]
Officer Down



Police Officer Mark Beck
Baton Rouge, La.


La. officer dies in car crash

End of Watch: Feb. 25, 2008

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Police K9 Decoy Seminar by Tarheel Canine Training, Inc.
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Baltimore may change policy on releasing officers' names
[Baltimore, MD]

Me. sheriff cuts ties with DEA
[Machias, ME]

Report: Budget ax to spare LAPD
[Los Angeles, CA]

Colo. trooper given Medal of Valor
[Denver, CO]
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