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Week 385
May 12, 2008
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P1 Exclusive Series: Dealing with the mentally ill on patrol
Part 1: Signs, symptoms & strategies

Like it or not, in almost every community there are citizens with one or more kinds of mental disorder, many of them homeless, and most of them not receiving any effective treatment. Dealing with these individuals is a necessary part of police patrol work. Many officers actually feel less comfortable handling mentally ill citizens than they do criminal suspects because the latter, ironically, are often more predictable and more clearly responsible for their behavior than the former ... Full Story
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Off-duty Omaha officer fatally shoots gunman

LeRoy Goodwin was shot after firing a gun
during a fight. AP Photo

OMAHA, Neb. — About 60 people had gathered outside a north Omaha gas station when things went horribly wrong early Sunday.

In the well-lit parking lot of Newman's BP Amoco, a fight between two small groups escalated with gunfire just after 2:30 a.m. By the time the sun came up, it was a Mother's Day nightmare.

One man was dead, another was in the hospital, and one of Omaha's officers of the year for 2007 was on administrative leave for his role in the shootings. A grand jury investigation is pending ... Full Story

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Carry a walkie talkie

Although high-tech surveillance equipment is generally the first thing you think of when trying to intercept criminal communications, in today's P1 tactical tip, a member shares an idea for a low-tech, low-cost, yet highly effective piece of gear that can help you zero in on criminals. It's available at virtually any electronics store and has been proven to work — as this member will explain. ... Full Tip

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News and Announcements
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Streamlight Continues Commitment to Support Law Enforcement With COPS Sponsorship

Cop killer gets temporary reprieve from death sentence
[Washington, DC]

Deputy's gun goes off during arrest
[Fulton County, GA]

FBI releases preliminary statistics for officers killed in 2007
[Federal Bureau of Investigation]

Police in riot gear stop 600-student brawl
[Los Angeles, CA]
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