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Week 384
May 7, 2008
Editor's Note:

As National Police Week approaches, consider taking a moment to visit the Officer Down section and remember those who gave their all in the line of duty.

As we prepare to report on the memorial events that take place each year in Washington, D.C., we remember the families and fellow officers of the fallen who, in the midst of revisiting the pain of their loss, can stand proud knowing that their loved one rose to a call to duty that few have the courage to accept.

— Scott Buhrmaster, Managing Editor




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M16 myths
With the M16/AR15 family of rifles becoming the long gun of choice for U.S. police agencies, it is surprising to find a lot of mis-information still floating around.

Since its inception, the "black rifle" has been both praised and maligned. At the risk of being compared to those goofy guys on TV, let's bust a few AR myths ... Full Story
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LAPD hires dietician to curb officer obesity

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LOS ANGELES — Rana Parker, LAPD's dietician, tells pudgy police they have the right to remain chubby, but it can and will be used against them on the streets of Los Angeles.

"For the longest time in law enforcement we trained our people in policing, but we didn't teach our people about how to maintain their mental and physical well-being" ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip
Family code word
One of the biggest safety concerns officers have in an off-duty encounter is that of their family, if they're with them.

In today's P1 tactical tip, a member shares a strategy for better ensuring that your family immediately recognizes a serious situation and knows to spring into appropriate action when you do ... Full Tip


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News and Announcements

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NYPD starts policing recruits online
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How police busted a college drug ring
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Video News

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Loaded gunman arrested in crowded store
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Ill. city crime falls after beefed up patrols
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Driver in accident that killed cop pays fees
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Comment of the Week

"Yeah, I stole the jewelery. But I was just trying to make a living!"

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