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Week-376-March-12-2008

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Week 376
March 12, 2008


Editor's Note:

PoliceOneTV.com has launched! Visit this site to see new original video segments filmed by our crews and hosted by law enforcement experts. Topics include officer survival stories, training techniques, product evaluations and more.

This week: Get a rare, inside look at how Chief Ray McGury, a key figure in the Drew Peterson case, handles the heat of the national media spotlight. Watch the first segment in a series by law enforcement physical fitness expert James DiNaso. Hear two officers' tales of survival as they're welcomed into the SAVES Club at the 2008 SHOT Show.

Tune in every Monday at 5 p.m. PST when PoliceOneTV will air three new video segments. As always, for the latest in member-submitted videos or to submit your own, visit BLUtube.com.

— Keith Bowers, Editor



Safety Behind the Wheel:
The Oklahoma City PD: "Doing it right"
On Oct. 20, 2005, Oklahoma City Sgt. Johathan Dragus pursued a stolen motorcycle and was involved in a fatal crash.

While it may have been tempting to put massive restrictions on its pursuit policy, the Oklahoma City Police Department wanted something more than a mandate; it wanted a cultural change ... Full Story
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PoliceOne Training Tip

Put your thoughts into words



In today's P1 tactical tip, a member suggests patrol officers verbalize what they are observing.

At first, this may seem odd, and it may result in some strange looks. But Trooper Plunkett says this has been crucial in hot situations.

This simple technique has helped him steady his breathing, maintain focus, react quicker, make better decisions and more... Full Tip


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Featured News:
Wis. mandates psych
tests for new officers

MADISON, Wis. — Police agencies around the state would have to give all prospective full-time officers a psychological test before offering them a job under a bill the state Senate passed.

The measure comes in response to a mass murder last fall when an off-duty deputy flew into a rage at a party and killed six people with his SWAT rifle ... Full Story

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How to pass your pre-employment psych screening without going nuts

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Sponsored by TASER International

Please join us for the TASER Foundation's "Takin' the Ride for Fallen Officers" weekend, March 29-30. The events begin with a Fashion Show/Charity Auction followed by the third annual "Takin' the Ride" Motorcycle Run. Your support helps the 501(c)3 TASER Foundation's mission of supporting families of fallen officers.

Visit www.TASERFoundation.org for event details.
News and Announcements

Press Release:

BIO-key® Releases New Version of Software for BlackBerry Smartphones
[BIO-key International]

Study: Meth use down; enforcement working
[Washington, D.C.]

Chicago police to boost school presence
[Chicago, IL]

Drunken driver crashes into Mass. station
[Waltham, MA]

Off-duty Md. det. saves neighbors from blaze
[Randallstown, MD]
Video News

FBI investigating Ark. chief


The FBI is looking into allegations that an Ark. police chief took city funds for personal use.
Watch the video news report on BLUtube.com
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News and Announcements
Press Release:
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Las Vegas man paints car like cruiser
[Las Vegas, NV]

Indy officer accused of theft during search
[Indianapolis, IN]

Suspect confesses to killing Auburn student
[Phenix City, AL]

Candy-flavored cocaine seized at Calif. mall
[Modesto, CA]
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