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Week 387
May 30, 2008
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Ambush! Don’t let your car become your coffin

Soldiers used to refer to a surprise volley of musket fire, usually erupting from a tree line, as an "ambuscade," from the Old High German word for forest, "busc." You know it as an ambush. By any name, it's a hellish form of attack, with assassins lying in wait for their quarry to blunder into a prearranged kill-zone.

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Slashed N.Y. officer shoots 1 dead, wounds 1

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NEW YORK — An off-duty detective who had been chatting with a condominium building receptionist in the lobby shot and killed one of two men who slashed them with razor blades or broken glass during a robbery attempt, police said.

The 39-year-old detective needed stitches to close cuts on his head and neck, and the 28-year-old receptionist was hospitalized for cuts to her left hand, right leg and face ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Training Tip
Involuntary Contractions
An accidental/unintentional discharge is one of an officer’s worst nightmares. The emotional and legal ramifications of such an error and the negative impact it can have on your career can be devastating.

In today’s P1 video tactical tip, trainer Steve Johnson with IALEFI and the TeamOne Network explores involuntary contractions, the three things that cause them and how to avoid them ... Full Tip

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
ICOP Digital Announces Commerical Launch of ICOP Live
[ICOP Digital]

LAPD's bravest officers get top honor
[Los Angeles, CA]

Cops fighting beard ban get 150K allowance
[Houston, TX]

Chicago gang leader nabbed, 55 members arrested
[Chicago, IL]

Pa. cops trick witness into identifying shooter
[Philadelphia, PA]
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News and Announcements
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ATN Announces New MARS Series
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Ex Md. cop gets 45 years in prison
[Montgomery County, MD]

L.A. gangs, guns targeted by mayor
[Los Angeles, CA]

Fort Lauderdale police chief quits
[Fort Lauderdale, FL]

Oklahoma officer killed in cruiser crash
[Oologah, OK]

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