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Week 252 Volume 2
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The absence of a police marketing mentality
with Richard B. Weinblatt

In a February 1992 media relations article I wrote for Law and Order Magazine, then captain and now retired police chief Frederick A. Thompson of the South Brunswick Township (NJ) PD lamented the fact that the "police haven't ... Full Story

Related story:  How should your department handle negative incidents?

Richard B. Weinblatt's P1 column The Police and The Press

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LE heros across the nation
Pa. trooper saves bridge jumper

PITTSBURGH- State Trooper Raymond Quiroz locked eyes with the man who had flung himself over the outer railing of the Fort Pitt Bridge, a would-be suicide victim about to fall into the Monongahela River as afternoon rush-hour traffic crawled past ... Full Story

Related hero articles:
Neighbors say Ga. cop was a comfort

Farewell to fallen Calif. cop

Member submission:
San Antonio officer killed in wreck was shot in 2003

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PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Suspect bathroom breaks
submitted by Chris Martin of the McArthur (OH) PD
When taking a subject to the bathroom, handcuff their dominant "strong" hand behind them to their belt or belt loop and uncuff the non-dominant "weak" hand. This may help prevent evidence from being easily retrieved and thrown down ... Full Story

Officer Down:
Sergeant Davis
Ga. Officer dies in automobile accident
[Clayton County, Georgia]

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[San Francisco, CA]
Mass. jury awards ex-cop $2.2 million
[Lowell, MA]

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Press Release:
SymbolArts obtains contract to do 50,000 pins for the Neighborhood Watch Program
Jurors in Texas reject convict's prison rape lawsuit
[Wichita Falls, TX]
Ga. sheriff to get the 'nicest' tank
[Gwinnett, GA]
Md. officer is charged in assault
[Howard County, MD]
Looter patrol to crack down in N.O.
[New Orleans, LA]

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