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Week 344
August 3, 2007
LAPD to videotape major incidents

The LAPD faced scrutiny for use of force during a May incident. The police chief responded by having camera crews follow officers for large incidents. (AP)
LOS ANGELES — In the wake of the MacArthur Park melee, LAPD Chief William J. Bratton had decided the best way to avoid future problems is for his department to produce its own brand of reality television.

A Los Angeles Police Department camera crew will follow officers through major incidents, recording their actions from the early roll call to the after-incident report.

"Every 15 minutes or 30 minutes, the incident commander will narrate what is occurring at the event," ... Full Story

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Kids & bombs: What to watch for and how to prevent disaster
PoliceOne columnist and explosives expert Shawn Hughes was recently interviewed by the media on the topic of at-risk youth and bomb-making. Below are the answers he gave, which can be helpful to you not only as police officers, but as parents. It can also serve as good information for you to share with other parents in your area.

Q: How hard is it for a child to make a bomb? ... Full Story

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Availability and use of shotgun slugs

In this week's P1 Video Tip, Ralph Mroz, Training Director for the Police Officers Safety Association (POSA), shares insight into the use of shotgun slugs in close-range encounters, tips for making sure slugs are readily available to you when needed, and guidance for round swapping and avoiding round confusion ... Full Tip

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3 Denver officers injured in gunfight at DUI checkpoint
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N.J. police stop extensive car-theft ring
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Tex. police spot estimated 30,000 pot plants, a possible record
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Calif. county sees drop in crime; officials credit anti-gang measures
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N.M. police tour area high schools; prepare to handle the worst
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Ohio city abolishes police department
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Tex. men pose as police, steal poker machines
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