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Week 395
July 25, 2008
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"Don’t tase me, bro!" To apply a TASER or not?
Upon first blush, you might think this column concerns itself with use of force choices or options for when a TASER device or other electronic weapon should be deployed against a resistive or aggressive subject. Not so. A few years ago, I wrote a piece on the issue of whether police recruits should be subjected to the effects of oleoresin capsicum during basic academy training. That article created a considerable amount of feedback both verbal and written ... Full Story
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Featured News
Arrest made in Ariz. community college shooting



A Phoenix police cruiser passes by a sign cancelling classes at South Mountain Community College after three people were shot Thursday, two of them critically injured. (AP Photo)


PHOENIX — A former student shot three people Thursday in a computer room at a Phoenix community college, injuring two of them critically, authorities said. The gunman fled but a suspect was arrested nearby.

The shooting at South Mountain Community College was part of a running dispute between the suspect and one of the victims, said Sgt. Andy Hill, a spokesman for the Phoenix Police Department. "This was not a random shooter going around the campus shooting," Hill said, noting that two of the injured people were struck by stray bullets ... Full Story


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Sighted Fire vs. Point Shooting

Often, discussions about point shooting and sighted fire present the two techniques as “either/or” propositions. In today’s tip, trainer Dr. Leonard Breure suggests that this is not the case. In the video, he proposes that the two tactics represent different techniques for use in different scenarios and should, in some cases, be used in sequence as distance in an encounter increases or decreases ... Watch this tip

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News and Announcements
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ICOP Equips Law Enforcement Agencies In Alabama And Ohio With Digital In-Car Video
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St. Louis police chief in the hot seat
[St. Louis, MO]

State highway patrols struggle with big gas bills
[Helena, MT]

Convicted cop killer rails against police
[Richmond, PA]

Mass. cops quell highway dispute at 80 mph
[Boston, MA]

Ga. grand jury clears police in 8 cases
[DeKalb County, GA]

Internet helps Denver cops prep for protests
[Denver, CO]
P1 Member Photo of the Week

The men and women of the Temple Terrace (FL) Police Department in Florida practice “Service above Self: It’s not a Profession, It’s a calling.”

Submitted by: Cpl. John Spala, Temple Terrace PD

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News and Announcements
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Bell Helicopter Donates Helicopter to National Law Enforcement Museum
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NYPD, Port Authority agree on WTC security
[New York, NY]

New La. police chief plans to 'raise morale'
[Lake Pontchartrain, LA]

Ind. memorial honoring fallen police vandalized
[Vermillion County, IN]

911 call casts doubt on Inglewood fatal shooting
[Los Angeles, CA]


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Comment of the Week

"He did exactly as he was trained and taught his whole career to do and is now being second guessed. Detective Ivan Davison, I'll go drink with you anytime."

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Off-duty cops 'should call 911' instead
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