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Week 426
Feb. 23, 2009

Editor's Note:

A Baltimore police officer says his department's policy of not releasing names of officers involved in shootings has "reignited" residents' distrust of police. Should officers' names be released? Take our new P1 homepage poll and let us know your thoughts.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

Featured News
After seven years, trial of suspected Calif. cop killer begins

DeShawn Campbell appears in court on charges connected with the shooting death of San Jose rookie police officer Jeffrey Fontana in 2001. (AP Photo)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Officer Jeffrey Fontana was only two weeks on the job when he was shot on a quiet a cul-de-sac in San Jose's Almaden Valley. It was 4:30 a.m., three days before Halloween 2001.

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Interview and Interrogation Tips and Case Studies
Common mistakes made during investigative interviews and interrogations
The interview is defined as a non-accusatory dialogue between the investigator and the suspect during which a structured set of questions is asked to the suspect, some of which are for the purpose of eliciting verbal and nonverbal behavior symptoms indicative of truth or deception ... Full Story
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P1 Tactical Tip
The key to key silence

Today's PoliceOne tactical tip is a reminder that sometimes even small, inexpensive pieces of gear that can be easily overlooked can play a crucial role in keeping you safe ... Full tip

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Most Commented Articles
Check out the P1 Most Popular section to see what the P1 community has been reading over the last week, month and beyond.
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P1 First Person: The F-word

Pa. officer shot, killed responding to fight

Use of force investigated after Kan. chase
suspect punched

P1 First Person: Arrogance and Ignorance

Minn. deputy shot, critically wounded
News and Announcements

Press Release:
TASER Announces Use of Force, Risk Management & Legal Strategies Seminar
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N.Y. officer struck, killed by drunk driver
[Suffolk, NY]

Va. cop killer executed 10 years later
[Jarratt, VA]

Suspected smuggler shot after running over border patrol officer
[El Paso, TX]

Suspect in Ind. police shooting found dead
[Louisville, IN]

Md. officer challenges policy against naming police who kill, injure suspects
[Baltimore, MD]

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