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Week 254 Volume 3
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An announcement from PoliceOne:

Equipment funding opportunity to open within days
In a matter of days, an opportunity for agencies--particularly those which are small or in rural areas--to potentially secure funding for counter-terrorism and crime-fighting equipment will be offered through the CEDAP grant program. In an effort to give PoliceOne members' agencies the chance to pursue an award in a timely fashion, P-1 sponsor ITT Industries has provided the following information on the program. With the application period opening soon, we urge you to promptly consider the following ... Full Story

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

South Carolina escapees captured at motel
Convicted kidnapper Jimmy Causey (AP Photo/SC DEPT OF CORRECTONS)
Convicted murderer Johnny Brewer (AP Photo/SC DEPT OF CORRECTONS)
COLUMBIA, South Carolina- Two violent felons who escaped from a maximum-security prison by hiding on a trash truck were captured early Thursday afternoon, a State Law Enforcement Division official said ... Full Story

Other corrections headlines:
Texas death row inmate escapes from Houston jail

Surprise search turns up drugs at Tenn. prison

Video jail visits becoming common at Phoenix jail

About one in every 31 adults are in prison, on probation or on parole

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

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Win Critical Equipment for Homeland Security Missions – CEDAP Phase II

Phase II of the Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP) opens on November 7. Non-UASI agencies can apply and benefit from this opportunity. ITT Night Vision (ITT) offers free grant assistance and education. Register for grant notication updates at ITT's "Law Enforcement Page." An overview of CEDAP also is provided in the linked article by Margaret Stark, ITT's Law Enforcement Grant Specialist.

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Ask the chaplain in the new "Chaplain's Corner"
with Chaplain David Gardner

My name is Chaplain David Gardner and I serve the Round Lake Park-Hainesville (IL) Police Department. Being the department chaplain has been the most rewarding time in my ministry. Without bragging too much I must thank God ... Full Story

Visit the P-1 Physical and Mental Fitness section for the latest news and research updates

PoliceOne Training Tip:

Building a shoot house on a shoestring budget
by Scott Buhrmaster, PoliceOne Managing Editor
Building a realistic and challenging shoot house doesn't have to cost a fortune. Just ask New Berlin (WI) PD.

In this PoliceOne Video Tip of the Week, Officer Chris Jaekl takes you on a tour of the shoot house they built in the basement of the station house using some basic PVC piping, plastic ties, simple tarps ... Full Story

  Watch the related video

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News Headlines:

Press Release:
DigitalPatroller® Wins Alabama State Contract for In-Car Digital Cameras
Son of Miami chief arrested on drug charges in New York
[White Plains, NY]
Member submission:
S.C.: Glass-eating suspect assaults Florence police officer
[Florence, SC]
P1 column:
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Press Release:
General Dynamics, Itronix Demonstrate Strength in Public Safety and Homeland Security
LAPD chief is overruled by police panel
[Los Angeles, CA]
Ga. officer indicted on domestic violence charges
[DeKalb County, GA]
Calif. court: false accusations against police are protected speech
[San Francisco, CA]

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