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Week 269 Volume 3
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Editor's note
PoliceOne would like to congratulate Senior Officer Virginia Higginbotham with the Austin (TX) PD. Virginia participated in our 100,000 member milestone giveaway and has won M-9 Assault Boots from Bates Uniform Footwear.

For more information on how you, too, can be entered to win great law enforcement prizes, please visit www.policeone.com/milestone.

Scott Buhrmaster
Managing Editor

New Orleans honors those cops who stayed
NEW ORLEANS- These were the cops who stayed. The ones who waded through the murky waters that filled New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The ones who pulled people from attics and off rooftops, comforted them and brought them to safety ... Full Story

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(left) New Orleans Police Lt. Christy Williams right, gets a hug from Deputy Chief Tony Cannatella, Sr., as she receives her award at the NOPD Hurricane Katrina Awards Ceremony 2006 in New Orleans, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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PoliceOne Exclusive: When good employees do stupid things
by Street Survival Seminar Instructors Dave Smith and Sgt. Betsy Brantner-Smith

How much time does your department spend on internal affairs investigations?

Every agency has a few employees who are "bad news bears;" those officers who spend more time in the chief's office than they do out on patrol. As we continually work to professionalize law enforcement ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Safety Tip:

Safety concerns with holster construction
by Firearms expert John Farnam
In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip of the Week, firearms expert John Farnam, President of Defense Training International, shares safety considerations related to various materials used in holster construction ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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News Headlines:

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Colo. detective killed as he tries to arrest man wanted in stabbing
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Only in Chicago: Jail escape has bizarre political dimensions
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Man gets two life sentences in killings of NYC detectives
[New York, NY]
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[Roseburg, OR]

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Police equipment faulted in U.S. tunnel threat response, report finds
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The walking dead of 9/11
Judge to student: Don't honk at cops
[Chattanooga, TN]

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