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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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Iowa man escapes police custody still wearing handcuffs

CLINTON, Iowa -- A Clinton man arrested for burglary also was charged with theft for taking the handcuffs... - Full Story


Victim's mother will teach Tenn. recruits about son's death

Editor’s Note: The sudden in-custody death described below illustrates an unfortunate scenario. In the... - Full Story


N.Y. burglary suspect jumps into bay, caught by aviation officers

By Herbert Lowe, Staff Writer Newsday A Queens burglary suspect ran and jumped into Jamaica Bay, but... - Full Story


Police see no sign of error by trooper in Va. teen's drowning

By Mary Beth Sheridan and Ian Shapira Washington Post Staff Writers Just a few months ago, Gloria Elena... - Full Story


Cuffed teen escapes Va. police, drowns in river

The Associated Press Occoquan, Va. - A 16-year-old boy in handcuffs escaped Saturday from a police car... - Full Story


Cuffed suspect shoots himself in squad car

[Related P-1 article: Better tactics for transporting prisoners] PHILADELPHIA, PA- A suspect shot himself... - Full Story


Texas woman flees arrest; distracted deputy and drove off in squad car

Editor's Note: Be sure to read the related tip, How to prevent "jumping through the handcuffs" (Secured-... - Full Story


La. police lose man after bridge jump

By Victoria St. Martin, River Parishes bureau Times-Picayune State Police continued to search Friday... - Full Story


Neb. man is found after escaping from police

By Susan Szalewski, Staff Writer Omaha World-Herald An Omaha man was barely in police custody in Ashland,... - Full Story


D.C. prisoner escapes during transport

The Associated Press Washington- D.C. police are looking for a prisoner who escaped from a transport... - Full Story

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