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Week 378
March 28, 2008
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Safety Behind the Wheel:
Police driver fatigue: "Our dirty little secret"

AP Photo/Frederick-News-Post, Bill Green


It happened almost a decade ago, but I remember it like it was yesterday. I was a new sergeant working midnights and I had been up for close to 24 hours.

I was approaching my house and could actually see my driveway when it happened.

I fell asleep behind the wheel and ended up in a ditch ... Full Story

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Study: More LAPD suicides than LODDs

AP Photo/George Ruhe

LOS ANGELES — Police officers in Los Angeles are more likely to take their own life than be killed by a criminal, according to a report presented today to the Police Commission.

The report said 19 L.A. officers killed themselves between 1998 and 2007, while only seven died in the line of duty during that time ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Video Training Tip

Off-duty encounters: Part 3

With Robert Lindsey,
Team One Network

In parts 1 and 2, Team One Network Instructor Robert "Coach" Lindsey focused on information you need to prepare for an off-duty encounter.

In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip, Coach Lindsey outlines necessary duties for your family members during an off-duty encounter ... Full Tip

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
Apollo Video Technology to Provide Surveillance Systems for San Diego-Area SPRINTER Trains
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Balt. police fatally shoot man armed with knife
[Baltimore, MD]

N.C. police fatally shoot armed suspect
[High Point, NC]

High bail reinstated in shooting of Philly cop
[Philadelphia, PA]

Mich. officer recovering from shovel attack
[Bay City, MI]

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
HAIX® Announces the Release of the Kentucky
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Court: Cop-killer Mumia deserves new hearing
[Philadelphia, PA]

Ga. man kills 3 at hospital, fatally shot by police
[Columbus, GA]

Calif. K-9 takes down first perp
[Oroville, CA]

Coast Guard seize $100 million in cocaine
[Fort Lauderdale, FL]


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