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Week 237 Volume 2
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Special Report by Managing Editor Scott Buhrmaster

The London attacks: What they mean to U.S. law enforcement

Homeland security experts are calling for renewed vigilance and scrutiny the day after the London terrorist attacks where more than 50 people died and hundreds were injured.

Dr. Vincent Henry, Director of the Long Island University Homeland Security Management Institute suggested that U.S. law enforcement pay very close attention to what British officials do in the wake of this attack ... Full Story

Related stories:
London police: Closed-circuit TV footage may help track down bombers

A chronology of explosions in historic areas of London

Domestic consequences:
U.S. hikes terror level for transit following London bombings

Public transit systems difficult to protect from terrorists

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Homeland Security: A Needs Assessment, Part 2
by Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.) Sponsored by ITT Industries Night Vision
In this second part we look at specifics needs - your family, survival, beat and organization. There is growing concern about the consequences of military deployment on families. This is especially true for the children of military personnel. Similarly, your family copes with anxiety created by your profession. It is likely that each time you leave the house your family feels anxious because of what they have heard in the media, from friends, neighbors and even extended family about police work ... Full Story

Related P1 Report:
Homeland Security: A Needs Assessment, Part 1 of a 2-Part Series

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Ground Fighting
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by Scott Buhrmaster, Managing Editor and Line of Duty
Odds are strong that at some point, a fight will go to the ground, either by your direction during the process of controlling a subject or against your will in the midst of an attack. Given this, your safety and survival can depend on your ability to navigate a ground fight ... Full Story

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Duty Sheet and Lesson Plan accompanying this video

Officer Down:
Texas: Mistaken ID blamed in fatal shooting of deputy constable
[Houston, Texas]

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News Headlines:

Press Release:
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Electronic 'ears' assist Chicago's police
[Chicago, IL]
Idaho officer continues recovery from bullet wounds
[Post Falls, ID]
Retired Mo. Corporal and P1 member dies of massive heart attack
[Cuba, Missouri]

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No photos of immigrants, Houston chief tells officers
[Houston, TX]
S.C. police easily identify bank robber in drag
[Columbia, SC]
Mass. city, cop reach settlement over bias complaint
[Lowell, MA]

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