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Week 245 Volume 1
Sponsored by: Gould & Goodrich Datalux Tactical Electronics

In defense of the 12-gauge "bean bag" round
Suspect after being shot in the hand with a "sock" type round to dislodge a pistol
by Less Lethal Columnist Maj. Steve Ijames
sponsored by Taser International

Technology and the changes related to it are taking the police world by storm. Abstract concepts such as streaming mobile data, intelligence led policing, and GPS "best car" assignment strategies are all the "futuristic" rage ... Full Story

Related Ijames column:
Extended range impact devices: What we know

Maj. Ijames' column: Less Lethal options for today's LE challenges

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Mo. woman awarded $500,000 for injuries in police chase
A jury has awarded $500,000 to a woman who was injured when the SUV she was riding in struck a police car chasing a suspected stolen vehicle.

Loma Robinson, 58, was a passenger in a Dodge Durango that collided with the police car on Feb. 11, 2003, at the intersection of North Market Street and Jefferson Avenue ... Full Story

Related Stories:
To pursue or not to pursue… That is the question (Secure- law enforcement only)

Visit the P-1 Vehicle Pursuit section for updated news and research

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Practical firearms training for active shooter calls
by Managing Editor Scott Buhrmaster (Secure- law enforcement only)
A recent study of active shooter situations showed that 66 percent of them occur inside and 41 percent occur in schools, which are typically filled with long hallways ... Full Story

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Gunman kills self after shooting four in Texas church
[Sash, TX]
Two Pa. officers' legs crushed by minivan driver
[Bristol, PA]
LAPD may relax its hiring rules
[Los Angeles, CA]
Tape shows Nation of Islam minister argued with officers
[Los Angeles, CA]

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Many Texas crime labs can't meet new law's goal
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Calif. judge sees progress on police misconduct
[Oakland, CA]
Calif. officers express no confidence in chief
[Rialto, CA]
Denver police rack up overtime
[Denver, CO]

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