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Week 299 Volume 3
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Suspect arraigned in Houston officer's slaying
HOUSTON- A 32-year-old man was arraigned Friday in Houston in the slaying the day before of a Houston police officer.

The suspect was identified during the arraignment as Juan Leonardo Quintero ... Full Story

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(left) 12-year police veteran Officer Rodney Johnson was shot four times in the back of the head during what had begun as a routine traffic stop near Hobby Airport in southeastern Houston. He died a short time later at a Houston hospital. (Houston PD)

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P1 Mailbag:

Should Police Officers be allowed to have alcohol in their systems while on duty?
What do PoliceOne Members think?

An article in the Chicago Tribune put the spotlight on this question when reporters revealed that some police department contracts do in fact allow some alcohol in officers' systems on duty. After a random survey, the paper found that alcohol limits for some Chicago-area agencies range from .02 to .08 ... Full Story

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