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Week 380
April 9, 2008
Editor's Note:

San Francisco police used a simple but effective counter-protest strategy today to help avoid confrontations during the passing of the Olympic torch: they quietly changed the route and the closing ceremony plans. The head of the Olympic Committee praised the tactic, predicting that the city will be "applauded" for the effort to reduce the potential for clashes.

PoliceOne staffers were on hand as the torch passed through the city. Read the full story and take a look at our exclusive slideshow of images to see how officers contained the area throughout the day.

— Scott Buhrmaster, Managing Editor


PoliceOne photo/Marin Perez

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Shot doesn't always equal dead
Well, it happened. Hopefully, you prepared yourself for this eventuality and realized it could happen someday.

The dude turned around with a gun in his hand and you were just in your first gunfight. Even worse, you've been shot.

Ok, stick with me, we'll get through this ... Full Story
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PoliceOne Training Tip

Avoid blinding the
contact officer on a stop



In today's P1 tactical tip, a member shares approach tips for cover/back-up officers that will help prevent the unintentional, but clearly dangerous, blinding of a contact officer on a traffic stop.

His tips will also help avoid making the contact officer an easy target ... Full Tip


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Capt. Jeffrey L. Greer said it was those injuries, and not a confidential report completed by a panel of experts, that prompted change ... Full Story

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Utah PD arrest 6 gangsters linked to robberies
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Md. police fatally shoot man in gunbattle
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Rapper stabs K-9, fatally shot by police
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