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Week 245 Volume 3
Sponsored by: Winchester Ammunition DuPont Long Island University

PoliceOne launches Hurricane Help & Information Center
PoliceOne has set up a Hurricane Help & Information Center. In addition to current news articles (particularly those with a focus on law enforcement-related information) and links to charities where you may donate financial support, you will find a special Hurricane Helpline Forum.

PoliceOne members have asked how they can offer their services as on-site back-up in the emergency zone and how they can offer their homes to the families ... Full Story

(left) Heavily armed NOPD officers patrol downtown New Orleans Friday (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Sponsored by Winchester Ammunition
Winchester® Wins Duty .223 Rifle Ammunition Award for the FBI

Winchester Law Enforcement Ammunition has been awarded the contract for duty .223 ammunition for the FBI. The product chosen was Winchester Ranger® Q3283 featuring a 60 gr. Nosler® Partition® bullet. This product was developed for those requiring deeper penetration than standard .223 rounds. Other features are sealed primer & case mouth, knurled bullet and staked primer.

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Putting a human face on the police: Making an emotional connection
by Police and The Press Columnist Richard B. Weinblatt

The first Police and The Press column for PoliceOne.com covered the concept of putting a face on the image in the mirror. This fourth column goes a step further in calling for that face to be a human face ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Disarming a slung long gun (Secure - Law enforcement only)
by P1 Columnist The Police Officers Safety Association (POSA)
In a close-quarters encounter with a suspect armed with a slung long gun, disarming and arrest can prove challenging. The Police Officers Safety Association, which provides free video training for law enforcement, shares several tips for disarming ... Full Story

Sponsored by DuPont

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Chicago police conclude officer justified in pulling gun on state senator
[Chicago, IL]
Man charged in assault allegedly spit blood at police
[Portland, OR]
Colo. cops blast notion of freeing 2,000 drug offenders
[Denver, CO]

Sponsored by Long Island University
Homeland Security Management Institute

During Fall 2005, Long Island University's Southampton College will launch the Homeland Security Management Institute, offering an online graduate-level, 15-credit Advanced Certificate in Homeland Security Management to law enforcement agents, government officials and security professionals.

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Press Release:
Kenwood Announces the TK-5210 VHF FM & Digital P25 Portable Radios
Ga. court begrudgingly bans pretrial strip searching
[Habersham County, GA]
So. Cal. earmarks $10 million to hire new deputies
[Hacienda Heights, CA]
Sixteen officers, soldiers plead guilty in Ariz. drug sting
[Tucson, AZ]

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