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Week 413
Nov. 21, 2008
Career Survival
"I want to become a trainer" Part 2
If you’ve started working on getting yourself established, here are some additional things you can do to further your dream of making a living as a police trainer. Police training is hard work, but whether you’re doing an in-service handcuffing class or giving the keynote speech at a major international conference, it’s a fantastic feeling to stand before your peers and share your ideas ... Full Story
Featured News
Pa. woman accused of killing FBI agent denied bail



Christina Korbe covers her face as she is taken from the Allegheny County Police headquarters in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo)


PITTSBURGH — A judge denied bail on Thursday for a woman accused of killing an FBI agent during a drug raid that led to her husband's arrest on cocaine-dealing charges.

Christina Korbe, 40, was arraigned early Thursday on a homicide charge in the shooting death of Special Agent Sam Hicks on Wednesday.

Korbe told investigators she thought her home was being burglarized and that she was shooting at an intruder. ... Full Story

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P1 Member Photo of the Week
Comforting a child



Photo of Deputy Lynn Hahn, Benton County (AR) Sheriff's Office

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P1 Video Training Tip
Positive communication


In today’s P1 video tactical tip, trainer Brian Willis discusses the benefits of using positively focused wording during training as opposed to negatively angled phrases. Specifically he mentions two key words that, if removed from your vocabulary, can improve your training and performance ... Watch full tip

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News and Announcements

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Justice, NYPD fight over terrorist surveillance
[New York, NY]

Denver teens held in deputy's shooting
[Denver, CO]

Suspect shot after gunbattle with Vt. trooper
[Rutland, VT]

Ariz. governor favored for Homeland Security post
[Washington, DC]

Ill. PD fulfills boy's dream of becoming a cop
[Buffalo Grove, IL]

International Police Photo of the Day

Spanish police officers surround Greenpeace activists during a protest to demand the closure of a nuclear power plant. (AP Photo)

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
OpTac International Announces National SWAT/Sniper Symposium Updates
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L.A. cop awarded $2 million in discrimination suit
[Los Angeles, CA]

Ga. foundation lets cops go back to school
[Atlanta, GA]

Mass. officer cleared of DUI gets job back
[Quincy, MA]

Penn. cops honored for outstanding service
[Pittsburgh, PA]


PoliceOne Member
Comment of the Week

"Finally, a judge has ruled on the issue. These officers should have never been charged. I hope that LEO's and prosecutors from all over the country will take note of this case and not put any other officers through this kind of terrible ordeal."

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S. Dakota judge clears Seattle officers
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