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Week 274 Volume 1
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by Capt. Greg Meyer

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As I retire from my career with the Los Angeles Police Department, and slide off into a future of consulting, lecturing, training, writing, and expert-witness work, I’ll do my best to bring you three decades worth of perspectives on many topical issues ... Full Story

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Lost couple face meth charges; Coverage of Oregon rescue
leads Arizona police to issue warrants
Arizona authorities have brought drug charges against a couple who were rescued with four family members from their snowbound motor home in Oregon this week.

Warrants were issued in Snowflake, Arizona, for Elbert and Becky Higginbotham, a day after they were found in the mountains. ... Full Story

Peter Stivers hugs his mother, Becky Higginbotham (left), and daughter, Gabrayell, 8, after the family was reunited in Glendale, OR after being stranded in snow for 17 days. Coverage of the rescue caught the attention of AZ police, who issued a Meth-related warrant for Higginbotham and her husband. (AP/Medford Mail Tribune)

PoliceOne Training Tip:

A good flashlight can save your life
by Constable Al MacGillivray, Queensland (AL) Police Service
A standard issue flashlight is an effective tool for searching poorly lit areas and even functions as a baton if required. The majority, however, are not powerful and focused enough for offender management.

I have found that carrying a more powerful secondary tactical flashlight on your belt can make the difference between being safe ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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Neighbors heard no struggle before Deputy fired gun; 17-yr.-old failed to comply with order to drop metal object, was killed
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Profanity leads to arrest, weapons charge
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Jurors swept up in 'CSI Effect'; TV makes them expect too much, inflates their expectations, prosecutors say
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New Orleans grand jury to hear evidence in taped police beating
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