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Va. woman delivers hand grenade to police, prompts evacuation

A hand grenade a woman found in her grandfather's belongings prompted police in Vermont to evacuate their department and surrounding homes - Full Story

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Reality Training: How cops can avoid an ambush

Reality Training: How cops can avoid an ambush

By PoliceOne Staff With the recent uptick in ambushes against cops, maintaining situational awareness... - Full Story

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Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

Arrest Saturday came less than 24 hours after authorities ambush of Darren Goforth - Full Story

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Suspect in ambush killing of Texas deputy arrested

Suspect in ambush killing of Texas deputy arrested

Officials with the sheriff's office declined to comment on details of the arrest or what charge the suspect might face - Full Story

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Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas

Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas

A sheriff's deputy in uniform has died after he was fatally shot while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station - Full Story

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Calif. cop shoots suspect dead after being attacked with chain

When the officer got out of her car, the suspect immediately began landing repeated blows about her head and face - Full Story

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Soft clothes or soft target? 6 safety tips for detectives Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

Soft clothes or soft target? 6 safety tips for detectives

Detectives don’t get a pass from criminals just because they’re wearing soft clothes - Full Story

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Naming cops involved in shootings a balancing act for PDs

One Va. city tries to find a way to balance the public interest and their right to know with officer's safety - Full Story



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Be Advised... Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
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