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Week 375
March 7, 2008
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Editor's Note:

Our video crews roamed Shot Show 2008 in Las Vegas last month and talked to top manufacturers about their latest law-enforcement products. PoliceOne experts spoke with Smith & Wesson, Safariland and Helios Systems, to name a few.

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— Keith Bowers, Editor
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P1 Member Photo of the Week

Submitted by: Officer Michael Cowan
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Supt. Jody Weis said his first goal is to get his officers to take a "holistic'' approach to their health — good workout habits, good nutrition and understanding that staying fit helps them do their jobs better ... Full Story

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News and Announcements

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Md. trooper fatally shoots man who drew handgun
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Federal data exchange to aid police work
[Washington, D.C.]

St. Louis officer in shootout with car thief
[St. Louis, MO]

Man attacks son's bully; runs over school officer
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PoliceOne Member
Comment of the Week

"The only protocol I know for active shooters is: Punch, point, pause and press for a quick headshot."

Member comment to the acquittal of a man who shot at officers with an Uzi.
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