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Week 386
May 21, 2008
Practical Police Psychology
Dealing with mentally ill citizens on patrol: Part 2
Handling subjects with specific kinds of anxiety, mood, and psychotic disorders doesn't require a comprehensive course in psychopathology and psychotherapy. Here are some practical guidelines for street-level crisis intervention that all officers can utilize effectively. ... Full Story
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Featured News
Police cutbacks rock Michigan

 


DETROIT — Michigan's law enforcement agencies are fighting crime with about 1,800 fewer police officers than in 2001, and the consequences are showing up on city streets and country highways.

Violent crime is up in some areas, but arrests are down in part because police departments can't keep up with the increased workload ... Full Story

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Grant Opening for Night Vision

DHS’ Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP) provides law enforcement agencies with life-saving equipment, such as night vision. The next application period is tentatively scheduled to open in mid-May and will last 30 days. ITT Night Vision offers eligible agencies no-cost assistance from grant specialist Margaret Stark.

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PoliceOne Training Tip
Watch the watch
In today's PoliceOne tactical tip, a P1 staffer shares an important reminder about wearing watches that beep.

In a situation that requires stealth, all the measures you take to keep your presence unnoticed can be blown with a single stroke of a clock hand. Is an audible reminder from your watch worth the tactical risks it could present? ... Full Tip


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News and Announcements

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Implementation of New World Systems Software Begins for Brick Township Police Department (N.J.)
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Tenn. cop shot responding to alarm
[Knoxville, TN]

Cop killer spared death penalty
[Houston, TX]

Ga. cop faces up to 20 years for coverup
[Atlanta, GA]

Utah deputies defend fatal car pursuit
[Parleys Canyon, UT]
Video News

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TEA has a new submersible press to talk (PTT) switch, which has a wireless PTT for the primary radio and outputs to two radios simultaneously. It was designed for the Hostage Rescue Team (HRT). This version of the HRT package illustrates the High Threat headset with hearing protection and enhanced hearing and with a socket to plug a GasMask mic into comms system. The PTT will accommodate any TEA headset.

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News and Announcements

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A Dream is Born-The Origin of the Permian Basin Regional Training Center (PBRTC)
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Former LAPD cop gets 102 years in prison
[Los Angeles, CA]

NYPD gets pay raise
[New York City, NY]

Mich. cop pushes 2 civilians to safety, struck by car
[Detroit, MI]

Mass. cop's gun goes off during safety class
[New Bedford, MA]


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