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Week 405
October 1, 2008
Career Survival
No excuses to not carry
As of September 1, 2008, five American police officers have been shot and killed while off duty. This is an issue that both my husband and I write and teach about extensively, and in the Street Survival Seminar all of the instructors encourage attendees to be prepared off duty as well as on duty, and that includes being armed when you’re not at work. ... Full Story
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Featured News
Pennsylvania Governor halts parole for violent offenders

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, pictured at the Capitol in Harrisburg, has ordered a halt to the release of parolees until an independent expert can review the parole system in the state. (AP Photo)


PHILADELPHIA — Responding to mounting criticism of the judicial system after a paroled felon killed a Philadelphia police officer, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell yesterday ordered a halt to the release of parolees until an independent expert can conduct "a top-to-bottom review" of how the state releases violent offenders.

The assessment will be conducted by John S. Goldkamp, chairman of the Temple University Department of Criminal Justice, who Rendell tapped to review a system that each month paroles about 1,000 inmates out of a prison population of about 47,000 ... Full Story

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Video News

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P1 Tactical Tip
Hazard lights do work


In today's P1 tactical tip a member confirms that a simple technique he learned about that will help protect you from the dangers posed by passing traffic is in fact effective. Try it yourself — it's been proven to work ... Read full tip

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
British Company Buys Decatur Electronics, Inc.; Positions Firm for Expanded U.S. Public Safety Presence
[Decatur Electronics, Inc.]

N.Y. cop killer appeals murder conviction
[New York, NY]

Omaha man saved wounded officer
[Omaha, NE]

Murder charges filed in Wash. officer slaying
[Seattle, WA]

Md. police ground helicopters after crash kills 2 officers, 2 others
[District Heights, MD]

Dallas police release video of shooting
[Dallas, TX]

International Police Photo of the Day

Oreste Spagnuolo is escorted by Italian Carabinieri paramilitary police officers after his arrest in Naples, Italy. Spagnuolo is linked to a recent gangland-style slaying of six African immigrants. (AP Photo)

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Whelen Releases LINZ6™ Super-LED® Lighthead
[Whelen]

Appeals court orders Chicago cop freed
[Chicago, IL]

Ex-deputy testifies in Ga. courthouse shooting trial
[Atlanta, GA]

Feds to investigate NOPD bridge shooting
[New Orleans, LA]

Tenn. drug task force director remaking group's image
[Charleston, TN]


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