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Week 236 Volume 1
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Findings now firm: Ejected shell casings can't reliably tell much about shooter's location
by PoliceOne Senior Contributor Chuck Remsburg
Nearly 8,000 rounds fired by Los Angeles County (CA) sheriff's deputies have now conclusively proved what the Force Science Research Center first asserted more than 2 years ago: The single greatest influence on where spent shell casings land when ejected from a semiautomatic handgun is how the pistol is physically manipulated by the shooter, not any ... Full Story

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by PoliceOne Columnist The Force Science Research Center

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Police: National hiring glory days are over
In its heyday in the late 1990s, a federal program sponsored by the Justice Department funneled billions of dollars into local police departments, bankrolling the hiring of thousands of new officers in New England and across the country. Democrats credit the COPS program, which fulfilled a campaign promise then-Governor Bill Clinton made during the 1992 presidential campaign, with helping to push crime rates to historic lows ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:

W.I.N. Will Help You Win

submitted by PoliceOne Columnist Gary Klugiewicz
How do you win a fight? By remembering the acronym W.I.N. - "What's Important NOW," said Brian Willis, a retired trainer with Calgary, Canada PD who instructed at the recent IALEFI Conference ... Full Story

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Fla. deputy fires at car, not realizing girl, 12, driving
[Lakeland, FL]
Tractor accident kills Louisville police officer
[Louisville, KY]
Calif. officer's car overturned in chase
[Chino, CA]
Kentucky sheriffs conference addresses meth
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Supreme Court: No police lawsuits over restraining orders
[Washington, D.C.]
Iowa chief: Police canine important asset to department
[East Dubuque, IA]
N.Y. man 'bagged' in cop bribe attempt
[New York, NY]
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Two Calif. officers hurt in crash
[Long Beach, CA]

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