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Week 422
January 26, 2009

Editor's Note:

Not surprisingly, the mainstream media has begun to report on the Amnesty International study about stun guns that was first covered on PoliceOne by columnist Greg Meyer earlier this month. The news included in today's headlines comes from San Francisco, where the New Year's Eve BART shooting remains in the public eye. If you missed it, PoliceOne columnist and Street Survival Seminar instructor Dave Smith wrote an outstanding article in response to that incident: BART shooting raises issue of TASER confusion.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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Baltimore police say three people have been arrested after Officer Dante Arthur was shot twice in the face while working a drug detail (AP Photo)

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