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Week 242 Volume 1
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"Immediate de-animation" critical in some situations…
active shooter calls among them
with Managing Editor Scott Buhrmaster
(Secure - Law Enforcement Only)

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) recently pinpointed head shots as a preferred method for dealing with suicide bombers, highlighting the need for what firearms expert John Farnham calls “immediate de-animation” in ... Full Story

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Mailbag response: What you had to say about
visible tattoos on POs

Last week, it was reported that the Houston (TX) PD has implemented a "no visible tattoos" rule requiring that any officer who has one to cover it - regardless of time of year or location on the body - or have it removed by laser or other treatment ... Full Story

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(left) Kevin McAleese, an NYC detective, shows his tattoo memorial for his brother, firefighter Brian McAleese who died in 9/11, Aug. 16, 2002.

PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Protecting your night vision
by Managing Editor Scott Buhrmaster
A sudden blast of bright light after a period of time in a low-light setting - like the interior of your patrol unit - can negatively impact your night vision. If your interior dome light floods the cab with bright, white light think about muting the illumination ... Full Story

Officer Down:
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Los Angeles chief fires officer who struck suspect with flashlight
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One ex, two current officers sue LAPD for overturned convictions
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Eight years after prison officer killed on videotape, family still waits for trial
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Mich. inmate who escaped arrested with prison worker
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