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Week 327
Volume 3
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The Stealth Approach: Keep safe when approaching a home

By Rachel Fretz, PoliceOne Editor

In order to control everyone else, you must control yourself. Mental preparedness is the key to any approach. Street Survival Seminar instructor Betsy Brantner-Smith says that whether you’re on patrol, on foot, or in-car, "You need to mentally prepare before you do anything" ... Full Story (Secured- law enforcement only)

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An officer stands at a checkpoint on Route 22 in Readington, N.J., Thursday, near a PNC bank where an FBI agent was killed in a shootout with suspected bank robbers.
(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

FBI agent fatally shot in
N.J. bank shootout

READINGTON, N.J. — An FBI agent was killed in a shootout with three bank robbery suspects Thursday in north central New Jersey, a law enforcement official said.

The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the agent's family had not been told of his death, said the agent was alive when brought to University Hospital in Newark by helicopter, but efforts to save him

"He didn't make it," the official said ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:
Exploring training class stages

In this week’s PoliceOne Video Tip, Bob Willis, a trainer with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, explores the six structural stages of a well-developed, ultimately effective training program. Full Tip (Secure- law enforcement only)

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