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Week 422
January 30, 2009
Featured News
Police, FEMA respond to massive Midwest ice storm

Gov. Steve Beshear, left, talks with McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden as they view a road lined with downed trees and power lines. (AP Photo)

MURRAY, Ky. — Utility crews made some progress Friday in restoring power to the more than 1.3 million homes and businesses darkened by an ice storm that crippled states from Missouri to West Virginia, but thousands were still bunking in toasty shelters because their homes had no water or heat.

Deputies trekked door-to-door in many communities to let people know where shelters were, forced to spread the word the old-fashioned way because cell phone and Internet service was spotty .... Full Story
On Language, Communication, and Leadership
Proof is in the review
We go to great lengths to train ourselves how to respond under stress, how to protect ourselves when attacked by suspects and how to protect them from harm when we take them into custody. When it is all over, we write it up. Our task is to accurately and clearly document what happened. Sound simple? To those of you that have been involved in a use of force case, you know it is not so simple ... Full Story
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P1 Member Photo of the Week
Taking a bite out of crime

Submitted by Officer Corey Fox

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P1 Video Training Tip
Knife-gun demonstrated

Today’s video tip adds another dimension to the threat a “knife” poses. Not only should you remember that a knife-wielding suspect can cover a surprising amount of ground quickly, but also that the “knife” itself may not be what you think it is. Be ready for anything — always ... Full tip

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News and Announcements

Press Release:
VisionTEK Demonstrating Advanced Handheld Reporting Software at Florida Sheriffs Association’s Mid-Winter Conference

Car crash with parked cruiser kills officer
[Philadelphia, PA]

Calif. officer killed in collision with wrong-way driver
[Los Angeles, CA]

Undercover Fla. cop shot 4 times by teen
[St. Petersburg, FL]

How a Chicago teen fooled police into thinking he was an officer
[Chicago, IL]

International Police Photo of the Day

Using Google Earth, Swiss police found a large marijuana plantation, seized 1.2 tons of marijuana and arrested 16 people. (AP Photo)

Visit the P1 International LE section

Sponsored by Gamber-Johnson

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
Havis-Shields Introduces the New Heavy Duty TITAN MOUNT™

Calif. police rescue senior citizens from fire
[Garden Grove, CA]

Boston police not to blame for in-custody death; man had heart condition
[Boston, MA]

Minn. TASER incident ruled homicide, but ME explains distinction
[Minneapolis, MN]

P1 First Person: "MY Life as a Cop"

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University study investigates stun gun safety, in-custody deaths
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