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Week 404
Sept. 22, 2008

Editor's Note:

Law enforcement officers can comment on the draft NIJ CBRN Protective Ensemble Certification Program Requirements until Wednesday September 24th. Read our coverage of this event and download the report and comment on its findings.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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More than 17 years after death-row inmate Troy Davis was convicted of gunning down a Savannah, Ga. police officer, supporters say disturbing questions remain about his guilt. Still, unless the courts intervene, Davis is facing execution Tuesday night, September 23. (AP Photo)


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