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Week 321
Volume 2
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10 Tactical Tips:
How to approach a suspicious person

with Det. James G. Smith (ret.)

Police work requires a close combination of skill and instinct. Let's think about best practices for approaching a suspicious person.

1. If dispatched or directed by a citizen, get enough descriptive information so you approach the right suspicious person ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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Calif. gunman fatally shot by police after Mardi Gras shooting spree

FRESNO, Calif. — A gunman was killed by police after a Mardi Gras shooting spree injured three officers and a bystander and sent revelers scurrying for cover, police said.

Joel Perales, 22, of Clovis, started firing a gun Tuesday after officers tried to pull him over in Fresno's Tower District, a neighborhood of bars and restaurants crowded with Fat Tuesday partygoers, police said ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:
The best shotgun stance

In this sample out-take from the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA) video Basic Tactical Shotgun Skills for Law Enforcement, the correct — and instinctive — firing platform for the 12 gauge shotgun is demonstrated ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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