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Week-409-October-31-2008

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Week 409
October 31, 2008
Surviving the Streets
Odd man out at the Women’s Seminar
About five years ago, Calibre Press began holding Street Survival Seminars that are conducted specifically for female law enforcement officers. The seminars are held twice a year, one in Las Vegas, NV and the other in Atlantic City, N.J. For the past four years I’ve been the third wheel – the odd-man-out if you will – as the sole male instructor ... Full Story
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Featured News
Man who pointed gun at officer takes 11 students hostage



A State Trooper guards the Stockton Springs Elementary School in Stockton Springs, Maine. Police say a gunman, Randall Hofland, 55, walked inside a classroom and held 11 pupils hostage before giving himself up. (AP Photo)


STOCKTON SPRINGS, Maine — A 55-year-old gunman who had been on the lam for a week held 11 fifth-graders hostage at an elementary school Friday but was taken into custody without any harm to the children, police said.

Hofland was the object of a manhunt that began on the night of Oct. 23 after he allegedly pointed a gun at a local police officer who stopped him during a seat belt safety check ... Full Story


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P1 Video Training Tip
Moving towards your subject


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Man arrested after firing TASER at officer
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N.Y. man found guilty of shooting officer
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Denver cops were warned that suspect wanted police to kill him
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Tenn. officer won't be charged in shooting
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Dozens mark anniversary of officer's death with protest of trial delay
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Houston PD prepares to move tons of evidence
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Comment of the Week

"Cops work their whole careers without a chance to really do something that matters such as saving the life of a child. Putting the life of another before your own with or without conscious thought is truly the action of a hero!"

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Texas deputy saves boy from burning car
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