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Week 398
August 15, 2008
Career Survival
What do the mid-year stats mean for American cops?
We’ve all seen the headlines: “Police officer deaths down 41 percent at mid year!” Unquestionably, this is good news for American law enforcement, however, let’s not forget a few key facts: June 2008 was the second deadliest month of the year with 13 officers killed in the line of duty. Not since 2002 have we lost more than one officer to an edged weapons attack, and yet already this year we’ve lost two correctional officers who were stabbed to death within five days of each other on opposite ends of the country; the female officer was also raped ... Full Story
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Featured News
New Orleans cops cleared in bridge shooting

Sgt. Robert Gisevius Jr., center, and six other police officers turned themselves in at New Orleans city jail in 2007. The seven officers were cleared Wednesday from murder charges in connection with shootings at Danziger Bridge. (AP Photo)

NEW ORLEANS — A judge threw out murder and attempted murder charges Wednesday against seven New Orleans police officers accused of gunning down two men on a bridge in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

In quashing the indictments, District Judge Raymond Bigelow agreed with defense arguments that prosecutors violated state law by divulging secret grand jury testimony to a police officer who was a witness in the case ... Full Story

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P1 Member Photo of the Week
"Media relations" down under

It gets tough dealing with the
media down under sometimes...

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TASER Failure

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
National Law Enforcement Museum Schedules Opening of "Cop Critique Theater" in the Real to Reel Gallery for 2011
[National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund]

Police: 2 killed in deadly Iowa standoff
[Des Moines, IA]

Slain officer's wife: Justice served with death sentence
[Reading, PA]

US road deaths fell to record low in 2007
[Washington, DC]

Gunman kills Ark. Democratic Party chairman
[Little Rock, AR]

N.C. police 'acted appropriately' in video
[Greensboro, NC]

International Police Photo of the Day

Chinese police stand guard as workers and shoppers were cleared from a shopping mall in Shanghai after a bomb threat. (AP Photo)

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Ruger Introduces Mini-14 20-Round Magazine Promotion
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Mourners gather to honor Va. detective
[Richmond, VA]

Inglewood police chief defends fatal shootings by officers
[Los Angeles, CA]

Maine agent's cooperation captures fugitive
[Bangor, ME]

Grand jury begins for off-duty cop who shot biker
[Seattle, WA]

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Comment of the Week

"That's how you stay strong and in the fight ... You accomplished the important task: you made it home to your family. Your story is truly inspirational."

Member comment to article:
Ind. cop speaks first words since shooting
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