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Week 257 Volume 1
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Editor's note
In last Friday's PoliceOne newsletter (Week 256, Vol. 3), an article from P-1 columnist Lou Savelli was inaccurately listed. The correct title of Lou's article is, "The importance of focused policy in modern policing." We regret the error.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

Guns, traffic accidents claimed most officer lives in 2004
WASHINGTON- The FBI reported Monday that 139 police officers were killed in the line of duty in 2004, with guns and traffic accidents claiming the most lives ... Full Story

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(above) Two unidentified Baltimore officers console each other after a funeral mass for slain officer Brian Winder Friday July 9, 2004. Officer Winder was shot and killed in the line of duty Saturday July 3, 2004.
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  • 10 tips for talking with kids
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    Remember...as distance decreases, danger increases
    Submitted by: Capt. Mike Williams, IALEFI Board of Directors
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