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Week 405
October 3, 2008

Editor's Note:

We can hardly believe we’re recommending a TV show – much less a “reality” TV show – to PoliceOne readers, but our very own Betsy Brantner Smith will be featured in Female Forces, debuting on Sunday, October 5th at 10PM (check your local listings) on the Biography Channel. Check out PoliceOne's behind-the-scenes coverage of Betsy’s experience in making the 13-episode program that chronicles five months in the lives of a dozen female officers of the Naperville Police Department.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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Having suffered six suicides in three years (Sgt. Chuck Cross, above, considered suicide), Milwaukee PD started suicide awareness training. PoliceOne asks if similar training should be mandatory. (AP Photo)

This week, we suffered the suicides of two police officers. Officer Kyle L. Kovac, a five-year member of the Kansas City, Kan., police department, committed suicide Saturday after a fatal crash killed his friend and fellow officer, Mark Jaramillo. NYPD Lt. Michael W. Pigott was found Wednesday at a former airfield in Brooklyn, dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound ... Full Story
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Edged Weapon Awareness

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Pa. judge releases man who attacked cop
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Calif.'s Prop 5 called the 'most ambitious sentencing and prison reform in U.S. history'
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S.C. trooper says he 'couldn't avoid' suspect
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International Police Photo of the Day

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Mich. city considering 24-hour police shifts
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Utah SWAT team saves man in dramatic rescue
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Providence police to become 'teaching department'
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Retired State Police Capt. missing in Idaho wilderness
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PoliceOne Member
Comment of the Week

"People always comment that we should send all offenders to an island instead of jail. I say why don't we law abiding citizens just go live on the island and let the criminals have at each other here."

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