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Dirty bombs in America & what they mean to first responders
Twenty years ago, most people would have asked what a dirty bomb is. Most would not have related it to radioactive material. Ten years ago, most people would shrug and say that no individual has the technology to utilize a dirty bomb in America.

Fewer than six years ago, most people would have never thought terrorists would or could bring down the World Trade Center. Americans woke up briefly, but then again fell fast asleep. Today most people do not know the material for utilizing a dirty radioactive bomb is located ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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ATF agent Wayne Dixie Jr. displays some of the guns that were retrieved from a 2005 gun trafficking case involving Mark Nelson, a former policeman, on display at the ATF office in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Former Ohio officer spread
guns to criminals

Anatomy of a gun trafficking case

COLUMBUS, Ohio — There were 501 guns in all, the government says — revolvers and pistols, Glocks and Rugers, a few rifles, too, a giant cache of firearms suitable for sport or self-protection.

Or felonies. Or terrorism.

Five hundred one guns, tied to one man — 36-year-old Mark Nelson, a former Columbus cop who masterminded a conspiracy that flooded the streets with weapons ... Full Story

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Using radar during foggy weather

When it is so foggy out you can't see 20 feet from your vehicle ... Full Tip (Secured- LE only)

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S.C. deputy shoots fugitive after manhunt
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Original S.W.A.T. Steps Up with New Sock Line

Off-duty Atlanta officer succumbs to injury
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Wis. incident proves value of defibrillators for officers
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Police departments turning to YouTube to catch suspects with mixed results
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Md. traffic stop leads to murder arrest
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