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The Suspect Transport topic area gives officers the training and tools they need to safely complete the unique mission of transporting a suspect from one jail facility to another. The task can be one of the most dangerous periods of time for the officers charged with that duty, as subjects often see the ride as their last, best chance for escape.
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Tips for transporting combative/non-compliant suspects Gary T. Klugiewicz - Klugie's Corner

Tips for transporting combative/non-compliant suspects

Q: What is the best way to extract an uncooperative/assaultive suspect from the backseat of a squad car? A: Th... - Full Story

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DOJ: 2,002 suspects died in police custody over 3 years

DOJ: 2,002 suspects died in police custody over 3 years

WASHINGTON — More than 2,000 criminal suspects died in police custody over a three-year period, half of them killed by officers as they scuffled or attempted to flee, the government said Thursday.

The study by the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics is the first nationwide compilation of the reasons behind arrest-related deaths.

The review found 55 percent of the 2,002 arrest-related deaths from 2003 through 2005 were due to homicide by state and local law enforcement officers

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DOJ: 2,002 suspects died in police custody over 3 years

By Hope Yen Associated Press Related: "In your care and custody": When police officers become corrections... - Full Story


Video released in Ariz. airport in-custody death case

By Jacques Billeaud The Associated Press Watch video PHOENIX — Surveillance video released Thursday of... - Full Story


Handcuffed suspect drives off with Ottawa police car

CBC News OTTAWA, Ontario — A man who was being detained in an Ottawa police cruiser during a theft investigation... - Full Story


Unruly drunk fights Fla. officer

The Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — It took four police officers and several shots from a Taser gun... - Full Story


Woman hits Tex. police officer with his car

Associated Press BIG SPRING, Tex. — A police officer suffered severe cuts and bruises after a woman he... - Full Story


Utah officer captures escaped inmate

By Ben Winslow Deseret Morning News GARFIELD COUNTY, Utah — A man who escaped from the Garfield County... - Full Story


50 Ariz. officers on lookout for suspect who escaped custody

Jordan LaPier The Arizona Republic PHOENIX, Ariz. — More than 50 Phoenix police officers were scouring... - Full Story


Practicing "when/then" thinking during prisoner escort

One of the statements that I often hear from correctional staff members who are “suddenly” assaulted... - Full Story Secure - Login Required

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Suspect Transport Columnists

Klugie's Correctional Corner Klugie's Correctional Corner
with Gary T. Klugiewicz
10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg