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Week 325
Volume 3
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How to kill a perfectly good bomb squad
While it may be weirdly worded, there are more than a few across the country who will understand exactly what this month's topic covers.

For the rest of you, in some respects, a Hazardous Devices Unit is no different than any other special team.

For the team to work, there has to be camaraderie and trust. There has to be some respect, and that needs to be balanced out with some forced humility ... Full Story

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Chicago man convicted of murder stabs 4 in hospital escape attempt

CHICAGO — A convicted killer tried to escape from a Chicago hospital in leg shackles and stabbed a nurse and three other people with a metal shank before he was caught on a bus outside, authorities said.

All four victims survived without serious injuries.

The inmate, Willis Reese, had been convicted three days earlier ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:
Off-duty decision-making & strategy

In this week's PoliceOne Video Tip of the Week, trainer Bob "Coach" Lindsay discusses the importance of wise decision-making when faced with the possibility of engaging in an off-duty encounter ... Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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Georgia deputy killed in car crash; kidney donated to save fellow officer
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Wis. police fatally shoot armed man
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Calif. deputy shot, gunman found dead of self-inflicted wound
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Texas officer is fired at, shoots back and hits suspect
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Mo. officer shot at close range wakes up from coma
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Chicago off-duty officer accused of beating up female bartender
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Fla. woman arrested for impersonating police, handcuffing victim
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