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Week-396-August-01-2008

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Week 396
August 1, 2008
Street Survival Insights
Black Swans and Active Shooters
In light of last week's "active shooter" situation in a Tennessee church, we search for an answer to this terrible event. The old saw about “our jobs are secure since the bad guys aren’t going away” (and its many variations) rings true but hollow as an answer to innocents being gunned down in a church. Since we have so far been spared of any more massive suicide bombings or other 9/11-type attacks, the public is more likely to be distracted by concerns about the mythical beast called “gun violence” than the truly critical issues we face today ... Full Story
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Featured News
Canada bus passenger stabs, decapitates man



Vince Weiguang Li, accused in the beheading of a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus, is led out of a police ban and into the Manitoba Provincial Court in Portage La Prairie. (AP Photo)


PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Manitoba — A traveler aboard a Greyhound bus repeatedly stabbed and then decapitated his seat mate, pausing during the savage attack in central Canada to display the head to passengers who had fled in horror, witnesses said Thursday.

A 40-year-old man was arrested shortly after the grisly slaying Wednesday night aboard a bus traveling from Edmonton, Alberta, to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sgt. Steve Colwell told reporters Thursday ... Full Story


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P1 Member Photo of the Week
B.C. Eagle Saves Hawk


Lt. Frederick Winslow of the Boston College Police Dept. with a baby hawk he recently rescued.

Submitted by: Detective Kevin M. Christopher

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P1 Video Training Tip
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News and Announcements

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Ohio officer in deadly raid 'felt threatened'
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Ark. police accused of illegal searches
[Fayetteville, AR]

D.A. charges San Diego officer in shooting
[San Diego, CA]

Report sheds light on NY trooper's last moments
[Albany, NY]

'CSI' show helps Dallas crime labs gain funding
[Dallas, TX]

International Police Photo of the Day

A policeman shouts while chasing Hindu activists protesting in Jammu, India. (AP Photo)

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News and Announcements
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N.C. gang crimes spill into unlikely spots
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Fla. deputy's son impersonated officer
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PoliceOne Member
Comment of the Week

"I am glad that they got this right and restored him to full enforcement status. He did what police officers do; he served and protected. In the real world there is no such thing as off-duty."

Member comment to article:
Off-duty cop involved in
shooting restored to full duty
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