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Week 379
March 31, 2008

Editor's Note:

Going to be at the 2008 ILEETA Conference this week?  Keep an eye out for the PoliceOneTV video crew filming tactical tips and interviewing show exhibitors. Stop by booth 35 in the expo hall to find out about new developments on PoliceOne.com, to take a look at exciting additions to BLUtube.com and to find out what's next on PoliceOneTV.com.

— Keith Bowers, Editor

Understanding Domestic Violence:
Mandatory arrest: A flawed policy based on a false premise
Despite the lack of empirical evidence for the efficacy of mandatory arrest policies in domestic violence incidents, they are in place in 24 states.

The obvious problems created by placing the dangerous cart (mandatory policies) before the protective horse (a coordinated community response) continues to be ignored by advocates and public policy makers ... Full Story
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Featured News:
Civilians increasingly handling police duties

AP Photo/John Sommers


PALO ALTO, Calif. — Facing tighter budgets, law enforcement agencies across the country are increasingly turning to civilians to respond to some calls that sworn officers and deputies are usually responsible for.

That means people calling 911 to report a traffic accident, a burglarized home or a stolen car may be greeted by a civilian in a polo shirt instead of a gun-toting officer ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip

Burglary response: Heed haz-mat signs



In today's tip, we remind officers to pay attention to hazardous material signs when responding to calls or face potentially life-threatening consequences ... Full Tip

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News and Announcements

Press Release:

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Fla. officer shot during traffic stop
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Invention gives extra security during stops
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N.Y. officer dragged by drunken driver
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7-month drug sting nets 95 in Chicago suburbs
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Officer Down



Officer James Fezatte
Millbrook, Ala.


Ala. officer dies in crash

End of Watch: March 29, 2008

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