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Week-402-September-12-2008

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Week 402
Sept. 12, 2008
Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts
New research offers hope for cops fighting terrorists
“Local law enforcers tend to believe that terrorists come from a long distance away to attack without warning in their jurisdiction,” says Dr. Brent Smith, director of the Terrorism Research Center at the University of Arkansas. “Officers often feel they are prey and that there’s nothing much they can do about it. We need to alter that mind-set” ... Full Story
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WMD report: US remains 'dangerously vulnerable'



Members of an the U.S. Marine Corps' Chemical-Biological Incident Response Force demonstrate biochemical clean-up techniques. (AP Photo)


WASHINGTON — The United States remains "dangerously vulnerable" to chemical, biological and nuclear attacks seven years after 9/11, a forthcoming independent study concludes.

And a House Democrats' report says the Bush administration has missed one opportunity after another to improve the nation's security ... Full Story


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News and Announcements

Press Release:
National SWAT/Sniper Symposium Scheduled for January 9th
[OpTac International]

Missouri cop killed in cruiser crash
[St. Charles County, MO]

Conn. police sergeant killed in crash
[New Haven, CT]

Wounded Indy officer out of rehab
[Indianapolis, IN]

Fate of Ga. cop killer to be decided
[Savannah, GA]

Dallas PD reviews chase after officer's injury
[Dallas, TX]

International Police Photo of the Day

Riot police stand guard outside the United States embassy in La Paz, Bolivia. (AP Photo)

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Tried and True-Soldier Approval Wins Revision Eyewear the Swiss Armed Forces Goggle Tender
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Calif. man who sued officer gets $11 million
[San Diego, CA]

Chicago cops ask court to reverse conviction
[Chicago, IL]

Seattle officers to wear tiny cameras
[Seattle, WA]

NYPD says fewer officers intentionally fired guns
[New York, NY]


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Comment of the Week

"Is that a loaded AK-47 in your pants...or are you just
glad to see me?"

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Calif. officer kills man with loaded AK-47
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