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Week 412
Nov. 19, 2008

Editor's Note:

Reviews are coming in and the word is that Charles Remsberg's new book, Blood Lessons, is excellent. Check out PoliceOne SWAT columnist Dan Marcou's review, and listen to Chuck present one officer's trial by fire in this audio excerpt. If you’ve read the book and want to let us know what you think, just drop us an email.

In unrelated news, PoliceOne has seen an incredible growth in new readers lately, and we’ve added myriad articles and dozens of columnists over the years. For those of you who’ve been with us a while, thank you for your continued support. For those who are relatively new to P1, welcome to the number one place for LEOs online. No matter how long you’ve been on P1, we encourage you to mine the archives for past articles containing insight and tactical tips that are as valid today as when they were first published. We'll soon be introducing some new tools to help you in that exploration.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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There is undoubtedly no other myth more perpetuated and closely held (even now) by many law enforcement professionals than what I have previously referred to as the “Demonstrative Bullet Fallacy,” or in plainer terms, the idea that any handgun of any caliber has “knockdown power,” in that the sheer size and force of the bullet can knock a person down ... Full Story
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Career criminal arrested in crash that killed Philly officer

Pa. police commissioner Charles Ramsey stands next to a display with photos of officers killed in the line of duty. (AP Photo)

PHILADELPHIA — A career criminal who police said had just made a drug run on a suspended driver's license was trying to elude authorities when his vehicle struck a squad car, killing a veteran police sergeant, officials said Tuesday.

Sgt. Timothy Simpson, on the Philadelphia police force for 20 years, was the fifth city officer killed in the line of duty in just over a year. Simpson, 46, died at a hospital Monday night, Deputy Police Commissioner William Blackburn said ... Full Story
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Today's P1 tip is a simple reminder of a seemingly obvious, but easily overlooked, patrol car maintenance activity that can play a major role in your roadside safety ... Read full tip

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