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Week 383
April 30, 2008
Editor's Note:

The fourth installment of the notorious Grand Theft Auto video game series hit shelves this week. As with other versions, it involves carjacking, fleeing from (and killing) police, drunk driving and random homicide. Not surprisingly, it elicits strong responses. Some feel it’s "just a game" and nothing more. Others say it glorifies violence and crime--particularly against police--to a dangerous level.

What do you think? E-mail us at mailbag@policeone.com and share your thoughts.

— Scott Buhrmaster, Managing Editor




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Texas trooper fatally shot
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Trooper fired for kicking K9 wants job back
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LAPD revamps tactics for May Day
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City turning cops into firefighters
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Seven-year-old steals car in Fla.


A 7-year-old is facing grand theft auto charges after going for a joyride in an SUV.
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