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Week 314
Volume 2
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Editor's note: In addition to the 10% discount P-1 members receive when registering for the Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar, we are pleased to announce that the $179 tuition price now includes a 1-yr. subscription to The Police Marksman magazine (an $18.95 value). Additionally, a $511 gift certificate from 5.11 Tactical, our newest Seminar sponsor, will be given away at each of the 30 upcoming 2007 Seminar locations. Check out the schedule for a location near you.
— Scott Buhrmaster, Managing Editor

Personal Protecive Equipment: Terrorism & First Responders
Sponsored by ITT Night Vision

Prior to September 11th, first responders generally agree that Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear incidents and threats were an issue for our brothers and sisters in the fire service.

However, the WTC and Pentagon attacks, as well as the anthrax attacks, stirred our thinking on what PPE requirements were necessary for first responding police personnel as well as special units within the police service ... Full Story

Sponsored by Northern Ireland Police Board

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International Conference
Waterfront Hall, Belfast, 20-22 February 2007
This conference will provide a unique insight into the process of change that has affected policing in Northern Ireland, and create an important opportunity to share knowledge using the Northern Ireland experience as a template for best practice.

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Police surround a van after a suspected kidnapper led CHP officers on a three-hour freeway chase that ended with an armed standoff. Pursuing squads stopped the fleeing van by nudging it into a wall. (AP Photo/Stefano Paltera)

Cops' tough calls on high-speed chases: What do you think?

High-speed police chases have posed public-safety questions and led to stricter penalties for those who force law enforcement to pursue them.

Once a chase is under way, police have to constantly make judgement calls on whether it should continue, especially if other motorists or pedestrians are at risk.

In Thursday's incident, police said they chased Richard Mair because he sped away when they attempted to question him during a suspected drug deal ... Full Story

Related Stories:
Training your brain for a car chase

Travis Yates Police Driving column

Visit the P-1 Suspect Pursuit section

PoliceOne Training Tip:
Shotgun reloading

We believe that the way shotgun reloading is almost universally taught is impractical and often impossible in the real world. In this week's video tip, Ralph Mroz, Training Director for the Police Officers Safety Association, shows you a better (and simpler) way. ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

Watch the related video

Sponsored by ILEETA

The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) will conduct its 2007 International Training Conference and Expo April 17 through April 21, 2007 in Wheeling, IL. Developed for criminal justice instructors, members are part of an educational information sharing network that fosters a commitment to providing necessary, timely information to the individuals responsible for training and educating law enforcement professionals.

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News and Announcements:

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Ky. suspect shot by police carried air pistol
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NYC rapist posed as law officer to win victims' trust
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Man surrenders after two-hour standoff in Boston
[Boston, MA]

Protective vest saves Ga. cop's life
[Gwinnett, GA]

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News and Announcements:

Press Release:
Code 3®, Inc. Gives the San Mateo Police Department the "Ride of Their Lives"

After 50-shot death, NYPD to review firearms tactics, training
[New York, NY]

Undercover Penn. officer shot, wounded
[Pittsburgh, PA]

Utah police ask for dog-vest donors
[Salt Lake City, UT]

Police seize phony police car
[Southeast, NY]

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