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Week 406
October 6, 2008
Law Enforcement Firearms
Remote-control deadly force decisions
The technology needed for remote-control deadly force decisions already exists. The act of drawing your weapon could, through a wireless connection, energize video and audio transmission circuits which would instantly feed into the ‘BlackBerry’ on the belt of your immediate supervisor. Said supervisor could then remotely enable your weapon’s firing system, allowing you actually direct deadly force at the felon who is shooting at you ... Full Story
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U.S. civilian cops offer expertise to Iraqi police

U.S. troops demonstrate the proper stance in firing an AK-47 rifle to new Iraqi recruits during training in Baghdad, Iraq. Recently, there has been a surge in civilian cops training Iraqi officers in urban police work. (AP Photo)

RAMADI, Iraq — Like most days in the field for Atlanta cop Brian Acree, this one was shaping up as a polite but determined competition between the Army way, the Iraqi way and the Georgia way.

Acree, on leave from his post with the Georgia state police, is in the capital of Anbar province as a civilian consultant to the Ramadi Police Department. Eighteen months after the insurgent group Al Qaeda in Iraq was run out of town, his job is to help rebuild a key institution in the western province ... Full Story

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P1 Tactical Tip
Flashlight tactic

In today's P1 tactical tip, a member shares a simple and effective way to keep a hidden suspect guessing about the number of officers approaching and their location should you have to search rooms in a darkened building alone ... Read full tip

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