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Week-394-July-16-2008

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Week 394
July 16, 2008

Editor's Note:

Want to get a quick look at what other PoliceOne members are reading? The most popular page reveals that John Farnam’s piece on avoiding ambush and the item from Force Science News on solo officers vs. active killers are among the most widely read and forwarded articles this month. This is a great page to quickly get immersed in the stories that your fellow officers around the country are sharing with one another. Check it out.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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Officer's heroism almost lost in red tape

LAPD Chief William Bratton, left, presents the Medal of Valor to Officer Trevor Jackson at the LAPD Foundation's 2008 Medal of Valor awards ceremony three years after a police shooting incident. (AP Photo)


LOS ANGELES — Trevor Jackson was near delirium the afternoon of March 10, 2005.

Jackson, then an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, had been up for two days. His ears were ringing so loudly he could barely hear, and nobody was talking to him anyway. There was a sergeant hovering near him to make sure of that. Jackson had been allowed to call his wife at home in Huntington Beach, and he told her not to worry if she saw something on the news. But that was as much as he could say ... Full Story

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