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Week 452
August 28, 2009
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I’ve received dozens of e-mails lately — from all points on the compass — containing a variety of comments about two recent incidents where it may appear there has been failure of a TASER to stop an individual. In fact, in both of these instances, the simple truth is the tool didn’t get deployed effectively and just didn’t stop the intended target ... Full column
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Mexico's new drug use law worries U.S. police
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Drug addicts help each other get high at a street corner near the international border in Tijuana. (AP Photo)
MEXICO CITY — Mexico now has one of the world's most liberal laws for drug users after eliminating jail time for small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and even heroin, LSD and methamphetamine.

Stunned police on the U.S. side of the border say the law contradicts President Felipe Calderon's drug war, and some fear it could make Mexico a destination for drug-fueled spring breaks and tourism ... Full article
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Ill. officers save man held hostage by knife-wielding suspect

Ariz. sheriff's new blog takes aim at media

Calif. kidnap victim from '91 found alive

N.Y. man who bit off cop's finger gets 15 years

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P1 First PersonIn this week's First Person, P1 Member Trace Kendig says that even if you disagree with them, supervisors are trying to do what's best.

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The slow march toward interoperable communications
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A dozen public safety entities have filed waiver requests with the FCC seeking permission to build their own regional wireless broadband networks in 700 MHz. This action is being taken in response to a mounting frustration that nothing significant has been done to begin the construction of a national, interoperable, public safety broadband data network. This is a nearly 15-year-old fight. Let’s review the milestones ... Full column
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