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Week 428
March 13, 2009

Editor's Note:

Social networking fads come and go, but Twitter seems to be one with real, practical relevance to law enforcement. Departments around the country are adopting the technology stay ahead of the bad guys, investigate crimes, and communicate with the citizens they protect — as demonstrated by a recent incident from Lakeland, Fla.

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— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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Homeland Security plans for border violence

Federal police officers stand guard near a U.S.-Mexico border crossing during an operation in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. (AP Photo)

WASHINGTON — A top Homeland Security official told a House panel Thursday that Mexican drug cartels are the biggest organized crime threat to the United States.

Homeland Security official Roger Rufe said a department plan to respond to escalating violence on the southwest border includes — as a last resort — deploying military personnel and equipment to the region if homeland security agencies become overwhelmed ... Full Story

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News and Announcements
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VirTra Partners with Threat Dynamics to Open First Advanced Firearm Training Facility
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Ala. deputy chasing gunman loses wife, daughter
[Samson, AL]

Texas officer run over, killed during pursuit
[Corpus Christi, TX]

Police keeping public informed on Twitter
[Lakeland, FL]

Philly school police still unarmed
[Philadelphia, PA]

PoliceOne First Person
Jim Glennon highlights responses to his essay, "Arrogance and Ignorance"

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Off Duty Encounters

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News and Announcements
Press Release:
C-AT Introduces the ICRI-G2 Interface for MSAT Satellite Radios

Police use TASER to prevent man's suicide
[Tampa, FL]

German school shooter warned of attack
[Waiblingen, Germany]

Colo. police applaud technology that allows access to immigration records
[Denver, CO]

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