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13 Louisiana fugitives captured in Texas after applying for federal aid
HOUSTON- Thirteen fugitives wanted for violent crimes in Louisiana have been captured in Texas after applying for federal aid as refugees from Hurricane Katrina, authorities said Monday ... Full Story

Related Katrina series on the NOPD:
Officers throw a lifeline to fellow cops

District struggles to come to terms with officer's suicide

Undercover officers embark on new mission: search & rescue

(left) Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott discussed Monday the arrest of fugitives from La. who went into hiding during the evacuations from Hurricane Katrina after they applied for federal aid as refugees in Texas. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel)

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Understanding East Coast Mexican gangs
Part 2 of a 2-part series
with Sgt Lou Savelli NYPD (ret.)

In Part 1 of this special series, I shared background on the early stages of Mexican gangs taking root on the East Coast and gave insight into some of their foundational principles and methods of operation ... Full Story

Related articles:
Part 1

The gang stop: Safer and more efficient field interviews

10 practical, tactical tips for safe contact with gangs

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PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Keep your vehicle in drive
Submitted by: Ofc. James Hoskins, USDA Forest Service LE&I (KY)
I contact numerous persons in the national forests, especially during the hunting seasons. When I contact someone from my vehicle, if they are on foot or in their vehicle, I keep my vehicle in drive ... Full Story

Officer Down:
N.Y.: School dance horror
[New York, NY]

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Ariz.: Peoria, AZ Police Officer shot
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FBI: Murder rate up; other crimes decline in early 2005
[Washington, DC]
San Diego detectives crack 1933 unsolved killing of 7-year-old boy
[San Diego, CA]
Police: Florida man arrested on DWI drives off in cruiser
[Selden, NY]

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VA.: MS-13 member sentenced to life for killing rival
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Seat belt use climbs in 34 states in 2005
[Washington, DC]
Pa. drug kingpin convicted of drug, witness intimidation charges
[Philidelphia, PA]

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