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10 ways to make your firearms training more practical
by Ralph Mroz, Training Director, Police Officers Safety Association
(Secure- law enforcement only)

Most officers get to the range now and then. Some go weekly if they're lucky and disciplined; many folks less often. (For context, a trainer of a national - asset HRT team once told us that 200 rounds a day of practice was the ... Full Story

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Hostage escapes, man surrenders after holing up in N.J. jewelry store
Officers stand in front of a building in Jersey City, N.J., Wednesday where a man was believed to be holding a hostage and an explosive device. (AP Photo/Mike Derer)
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey- A man who took a jewelry store owner hostage and kept police at bay for more than six hours surrendered Wednesday night, a few hours after the hostage escaped with the help ... Full Story

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Duty Bag Suggestions from POSA
by P1 Columnist The Police Officers Safety Association (POSA)
Want to be better prepared to handle a wider variety of challenges in the field? What you carry in your duty bag can help ... Full Story

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Calif. HP officer dragged; driver arrested
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Mo. officer quits after suspension in shooting
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Dallas ex-chief loses wrongful-termination suit
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Calif. man cleared by paramedics dies at station
[San Francisco, CA]

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