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Week 390
June 18, 2008
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It has been five months since an Illinois State Trooper lost control of his vehicle responding to a vehicle collision, struck a car and killed two sisters. Eighteen year-old Jessica Uhl and thirteen year-old Kelli Uhl died instantly. The subsequent investigation revealed that Trooper Mitchell was traveling 126 mph and had been involved in previous collisions with the Illinois State Police. There has been a heavy price paid by the victims, their family, Trooper Mitchell and the Illinois State Police ... Full Story
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N.Y.C. cop helps bring down Colombian drug lord

Diego Murillo, center, being handcuffed at the Westchester County Airport in Harrison, N.Y.
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NEW YORK — For two decades Diego Murillo was among Colombia's most feared and untouchable drug lords, accused of hundreds of murders as an enforcer for the cocaine cartels and leader of a right-wing paramilitary group.

Now, against all odds, the man known in Colombia as Don Berna is in prison after pleading guilty in Manhattan to drug trafficking charges, brought down by a U.S. probe that began with a New York City cop ... Full Story

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One of the key reasons officers neglect to wear their vests (a major mistake, incidentally!) is because they claim they're hot and uncomfortable. In today's P1 tactical tip, a member shares an idea for an affordable, specially designed t-shirt that can keep you cooler and dryer under your vest...and ultimately keep you safer because you're wearing the armor ... Read full tip

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N.C. trooper shot, killed at traffic stop
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D.C. police chief defends checkpoints
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2 killed, 3 wounded after attacking Chicago cops
[Chicago, IL]

Ga. cop shot below vest; manhunt underway
[Albany, GA]
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Bank Robbery Pursuit


A bank robbery in New Haven, Conn. ends with a police pursuit.
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TASERs shelved at Fla. Atlantic Univ.
[Fort Lauderdale, FL]

Md. cop shoots, kills man who refused to surrender gun
[Baltimore, MD]

Dallas police spend $1.6 million on OT to fight crime
[Dallas, TX]

Ex-cop not guilty in death of N.Y. immigrant
[White Plains, NY]


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Comment of the Week

"We are also shutting cars off for 30 minutes to 1 hour a day. They generally use this time to visit the schools, other police departments or meal break. Our Sheriff said that is what they did in the 70's after trying several other things."

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