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Week 252 Volume 3
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Flash Bang 101
with Major Steve Ijames
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In June 2005, I wrote about diversionary devices and the value of "bang sticks" in their safe and effective use. I received a number of emails following that ... Full Story

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LE group issues recommendations for use of Tasers
HOUSTON- A national law enforcement organization recommended Wednesday that police use Taser stun guns only on people who actively resist officers and for only five seconds at a time ... Full Story

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(above) Chuck Wexler, right, executive director of The Police Executive Research Forum, talks about Taser guidelines as Houston Chief Harold Hurtt listens Wednesday in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Member response: HGN suspect positions
Submitted by: Harry McCann with the Conyers (GA) PD
I'd like to offer some alternatives to some of the suggestions recently made concerning HGN. The first would be the location of the suspect in relation to the patrol vehicle. Place the suspect in front of the passenger headlight of the patrol car. Your position should be ... Full Story

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