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Week 244 Volume 3
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Third government status report on Zylon® released
After nearly two years of testing and evaluation, the National Institute of Justice, as part of its on-going Body Armor Safety Initiative, has just released the third status report on the government analysis of body armor containing Zylon ... Full Story

Related NIJ documents:
Download the full 42-page body armor report

Executive summary of the 3rd Zylon® Status Report

Q & A sheet on Zylon® findings

Related article:
Zylon® vests fail to stop bullets 58 percent of time in government tests

Visit the P-1 Special Report Section on Zylon®

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NYPD greatly strengthens anti-terrorism arsenal
Photo courtesy of Copshots.com
The New York Police Department may soon be swooping down over the five boroughs in helicopters armed with super-powerful sniper rifles that can disable trucks, explode concrete barriers, and blast through the glass of airplane windshields ... Full Story

Related article:
Terrorists may pose as homeless for surveillance, government says

Visit the P-1 Terrorism Prevention and Response section for updated news and research

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Weapon retention training(Secure- law enforcement only)
by Managing Editor Scott Buhrmaster & In the Line of Duty
In the Line of Duty's video training program, "Weapon Retention Training" (Vol. 9, Program 2) shares a series of important tips for combating an offender who is trying to disarm you. The video clip posted here ... Full Story

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Duty sheet and lesson plan accompanying the video

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U.S. indicts 19 alleged members of MS-13
[Greenbelt, MD]
Lawsuit kindles debate about testing officers' hair for drug use
[Boston, MA]
L.A. refuses to drop attempted cop-kill charge
[Los Angeles, CA]
Vt. Court: Television station must give police unaired tape of riot
[Montpelier, VT]

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Wash. chief demotes sergeant for remark
[Seattle, WA]
Penn. officer settles free speech suit, gets job back
[Allentown, PA]
La. deputies advised on how to handle potential danger
[East Baton Rouge Parish, LA]
Baltimore chief fights drugs - as officer and father
[Baltimore, MD]

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