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Week 330
April 23, 2007
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You snooze, you lose? Actually, the opposite may be true
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Houston officers stand outside an evacuated building at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Friday, in Houston, where a NASA contract worker killed a hostage and then himself after a nearly four-hour stand-off. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Houston: 2 dead in NASA stand-off

HOUSTON, Tex. — A NASA contract worker took a handgun inside an office building at the Johnson Space Center and fatally shot a hostage before killing himself, police said. A second hostage escaped with minor injuries.

The gunman was able to take a revolver past NASA security Friday and barricade himself in the building, which houses communications and tracking systems for the space shuttle, authorities said.

NASA and police identified him as 60-year-old William Phillips. He had apparently had a dispute with the slain hostage, police said ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip:
Getting into a malfunctioning shotgun rack

In today's tip, a P-1 member shares a trick for using a common item to open a particular shotgun rack should the release mechanism fail. Full Tip (Secured- LE only)

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Police fatally shoot man and woman at Calif. luxury hotel
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Ore. police fatally shoot man who threatened infant with knife
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Off-duty D.C. officer stabbed outside restaurant
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Ill. man leaving car crash takes hostages in stand-off
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Suspect bites Indiana officer after arrest
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Calif. officer's killer gets life without parole
[San Francisco, CA]

Former Houston agent gets 10 years for flash-bang prank
[Houston, TX]

Incredulous authorities nab out-of-place alligator in N.Y.
[Huntington, NY]

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