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Week 250 Volume 2
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Tire deflation devices: Location, deployment and retrieval
with Capt. Travis Yates

Police Pursuits are one of the most dangerous acts a LE officer performs. Not only is the danger high for the officer and suspect, citizens are also at great risk. One of the most effective and practical tools to decrease the danger ... Full Story

Capt. Travis Yates' P1 column Police Driving; Safety Behind the Wheel

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

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Hurricane complications continue for first responders
Phoenix firefighters were suspended by FEMA for bringing armed officers with them (AP Photo/Matt York)
La. parishes may have to lay off police

BATON ROUGE- Gov. Kathleen Blanco said Monday that many of the state's parishes devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are "on the verge of financial collapse" and may need to lay off scores of police officers ... Full Story

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FEMA suspends Phoenix's rescue team over firearms rule

Miss. cop sues insurers over hurricane losses

Visit the P-1 Hurricane Help & Information Center

PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Pens can become daggers
Submitted by Trooper Paul Mercer, Ohio SHP
(Secure- law enforcement only)
Most of us wear one to two ink pens on our uniform shirt that are visible. Have you considered just how easily they could be used as weapons against you ... Full Story

Officer Down:
Ga. deputy succumbs to accident injuries
[Gainesville, Georgia]

Ill. officer dies from on-duty traffic crash injuries
[Decatur, Illinois]

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Disabled Calif. suspect escapes in police car
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NYPD uses cell phone translator for immigrant victims
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[Westminster, CA]
Third man convicted in Neb. deputy's shooting
[Council Bluffs, NE]

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