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Week-396-July-30-2008

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Week 396
July 30, 2008
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New body armor standards highlight importance of 'wearing your shield'
WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced a new performance standard for body armor at the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) annual conference in Arlington, Virginia. These new body armor standards include more rigorous testing and methods that expose the equipment to temperature, humidity, as well as wear and tear – prior to testing performance ... Full Story
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Calif. quake tests mass emergency preparedness

Police tape surrounds debris that fell on a sidewalk after an earthquake hit Los Angeles yesterday, causing buildings to sway and triggering some precautionary evacuations. (AP Photo)


CHINO HILLS, Calif. — Despite shaking a large swath of Southern California, a magnitude-5.4 earthquake was not the "Big One" that scientists have long feared. Still, it rattled nerves, causing people to vow to step up their emergency preparations.

The quake, which rocked the region from Los Angeles to San Diego on Tuesday, caused only limited damage and minor injuries, and served as a reminder of the seismic danger below sprawling freeways and subdivisions ... Full Story

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If you're ever critically injured, the hope is that help will be quickly available to you. But are you willing to bet your life on that?

In today's P1 tactical tip, Chuck Remsberg and Brian Willis take a look at steps you should take to ensure that you're ready to help yourself survive a serious injury ... Read full tip


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Video News

5 More Arrested From West
Texas Polygamist Sect



News and Announcements


Press Release:

Beretta Law Enforcement Dealer Day Offers Insight, Prizes to L.A. Area Professionals
[Beretta]

Handcuffed suspect bites Tenn. officer
[Chattanooga, TN]

NY cop caught on video pushing bicyclist
[New York, NY]

Texas border agents’ convictions upheld
[San Antonio, TX]

Ind. cop speaks first words since shooting
[Indianapolis, IN]

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
MPRI Announces the Sale of Three Driver Simulators to California’s Fairfield Police Department
[MPRI]

Informant offers rare look inside Ill. gang
[Chicago, IL]

Ohio officer fired for fatal shooting
[Dayton, OH]

Fla. police trying out new scooter patrol
[Miramar, FL]

Book Excerpt: GHOST: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent


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Comment of the Week

"While on my FTO program I found a bag with about 8 ounces of marijuana crammed between the cage and the floor. I thought my FTO had placed it there as a test...his red face told the truth, though."

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