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Week-409-October-29-2008

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Week 409
October 29, 2008
SWAT Officer
A SWAT officer's last debrief
Lieutenant Michael Pigott was what some in law enforcement would describe as an honorable blue knight in black armor. He was a member of the highly acclaimed New York Police Department’s Emergency Services Unit. Pigott was not just a member – he was a unit commander. Lt. Pigott recently responded to a call in New York City of a dangerous emotionally disturbed person, and from this call we are all reminded that a call's aftermath can be as deadly to officers as the call itself ... Full Story
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Featured News
An in-depth look at how feds infiltrated the Mongols motorcycle gang

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, at podium, speaks during a news conference. Dozens of Mongol gang members were arrested last Tuesday by federal agents in six states. (AP Photo)


WEST COVINA, Calif. — Weeks of drinking and carousing to win acceptance in a notorious motorcycle gang came down to a nerve-racking moment for three undercover federal agents: taking a polygraph examination in a room full of armed men.

Federal prosecutors say all three Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents were prepared for the challenge and passed the tests, critical moments in the investigation that culminated last week in multistate raids and at least 64 arrests on charges including murder, drug trafficking and torture ... Full Story

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Video News

Phoenix officer's fatal crash
stirs immigration debate



P1 Tactical Tip
Accessible weapons


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News and Announcements

Press Release:
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Texas police officer's organs donated
[San Angelo, TX]

Calif. man killed by police in mistaken identity
[Anaheim, CA]

N.Y. police save disabled man from fire
[Pasadena, CA]

Suspect kills himself in Denver standoff
[Denver, CO]

FBI: Child prostitution roundup snares more than 600
[Washington, DC]

International Police Photo of the Day

A Spanish police officer displays explosives, bullets, guns, and bombs that were seized following a raid on members of the 'Nafarroa Coman'. (AP Photo)

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News and Announcements
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Chicago cop going from prison to elite force
[Chicago, IL]

Ex-Pa. police officer 'stole seized drugs'
[Pittsburgh, PA]

Major Mexican drug trafficker captured
[Tijuana, Mexico]

Mass. authorities probe police overtime
[Boston, MA]


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