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Week 353
October 1, 2007
'Hybrid gang' violence sweeping nation

LAS VEGAS — Smaller gangs, some of them rivals, are banding together to form larger hybrid gangs in Las Vegas and across the nation. These new gang members are young and especially profit driven. They are, as one law-enforcement officer calls them, Gangsters 2000.

Unlike traditional gangs based on race or neighborhood loyalty, this new generation of gangsters is devoted to making money from drugs, robbery and prostitution ... Full Story

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Leadership for driver trainers
Leading a law enforcement driver training program is significantly different than supervising or managing one. True leadership can never be forced, appointed, or assigned. Leadership is earned through years of upholding the tradition of excellence, as reflected in the relationships with those you supervise.

Too often, we believe that because we sew stripes on our sleeves or place bars on our collar that we have somehow been changed and will become great leaders. This is not true ... Full Story

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Drugs stashed on the body

Officers have been told time and time again to be thorough with their searches. In today's tip, a P1 member offers an overlooked place on the body where a suspect may be hiding drugs ... Full Tip

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Gun range accident: Ind. officer fatally shoots fellow officer
[Gary, IN]

NYPD officer fatally shot; fiance questioned
[Bay Shore, NY]

Ga. officer injured while checking vehicle on side of interstate
[Dekalb County, GA]

Okla. officer shot responding to domestic
[Broken Arrow, OK]
Officer Down

Officer Daniel Talbot
Revere, Massachusetts

Mass. gang officer fatally shot
near high school

End of Watch: September 29, 2007
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