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Week-400-August-25-2008

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Editor's Note:

This week marks a milestone in the PoliceOne organization. It’s our 400th consecutive week of delivering the PoliceOne newsletter to law enforcement worldwide. We want to thank all of you who have been – and continue to be – the driving force behind our tremendous growth. We’ve seen lots of changes during this span of time, but one thing has been constant: you.

Going forward, we’ll bring you new tools and resources to help keep you safe, as we remain as committed to serving you as you are to serving our nation. Be well, do good, go get ‘em.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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Q&A about the DNC with Denver PD chief

Police patrol outside the barricades surrounding the site of the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Officials are gearing up for heavy protesting and possible riots as the convention begins. (AP Photo)
DENVER — Gerry Whitman has been chief of the Denver Police Department since 2000. He has repeatedly declined to discuss what equipment or tactics police might use during the convention, but he recently answered a few questions by e-mail from Denver Post staff writer Christopher N. Osher:

Q: What will be the Denver Police Department's responsibilities during the Democratic National Convention?

A: To work with the United States Secret Service and other federal, state and local law enforcement to provide security to DNC venues ... Full Story

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Maine man killed by police following standoff
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Ex-Mich. officer gets life in prison for murder
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International Police Photo of the Day

French police return to their base after they participated in an avalanche rescue on the Mont Blanc du Tacul in Chamonix, France. (AP Photo)

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