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Week-440-June-03-2009

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Week 440
June 3, 2009

Editor's Note:

Today we feature an article from Street Survival Seminar Lead Instructor Jim Glennon, and we want to take this opportunity to congratulate Jim on his retirement from the force after 29 years.

Also, Louann Hamblin — one the instructors who teaches with Jim — is holding a three-day course specifically designed for female officers. The course is being hosted by Fort Worth (Texas) PD June 22-24. Check out LouKa Tactical Training for more information.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor


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