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Week-403-September-15-2008

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Week 403
Sept. 15, 2008

Editor's Note:

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Charles Remsberg’s latest book, Blood Lessons, a great addition to the library of any law enforcement officer. In order to learn a little more about the book, you should check out Jim Glennon’s article today.

We must also address the fact that due to a server malfunction, some of you may not have received our two latest Newsletters (the 9/11 Tribute as well as the regular Friday Newsletter). This technical matter has been resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Desha, 35, was killed Friday, one of at least 25 fatalities in the head-on collision of a Metrolink commuter train and a freight train in Chatsworth.

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