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Week 334
May 25, 2007
Trainers, impact round training
and the critical issue of point of aim/point of impact
The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) offered its first impact projectile "train the trainer" program in 1995, followed within a few months by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). At that time, police agencies were clamoring for the so called “new less lethal technology” ... Full Story

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Illinois officer shoots colleague during pit bull run-in

ELGIN, Ill. — An Elgin policeman accidentally shot another Elgin policeman in the leg this afternoon as the two were trying to serve an arrest warrant at an apartment where the only resident at the time was a pit bull.

The wounded officer was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The pit bull was shot and killed ... Full Story

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Dallas police nab multi-felon, killer on drug related bust
[Dallas, TX]

N.Y. city considers drug dealer registry
[Albany, NY]

N.Y. families of slain officers push for cop-killer death penalty
[Albany, NY]

Tenn. officers accused of excessive force in use of Taser
[Knoxville, TN]
PoliceOne Member Comment of the Week

"It all comes down to this...if the prosecutors don't get out of their ivory towers and do something about the CRIMINALS (yes, that obviously includes juveniles) then crime will progressively get worse."

Posted in response to this article about the DOJ's announcement that violence among teenagers and other youths is increasing.

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Man was drunk when he hit, killed Texas officer last month
[Beaumont, TX]

Boston gang unit accepts the dangers
[Boston, MA]

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Fatal shooting in Toronto high school leaves 1 student dead
[Toronto, ONT]

Prosthetic leg prompts lock down in Wa.
[Bellingham, WA]

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