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March 30, 2009

Editor's Note:

Prisoner transport is an aspect of police work often overlooked — sometimes with tragic consequences. Recently, CorrectionsOne.com completed a two-part special series on prisoner transport, taking a look at this most common but dangerous assignment. The articles cover a number of key issues and tactics, with strong relevance to both LE and corrections professionals.

Check out the articles in the special section below.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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Investigators work at the scene at Pinelake Health and Rehab Center, where a gunman opened fire. (AP Photo)

CARTHAGE, N.C. — A single shot from a decorated police officer stopped a gunman's rampage through a North Carolina nursing home, ending a slaughter that left eight people dead and three more wounded, police said Monday.

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Officers should seek to keep their comments and conversations after a critical incident to a minimum. Collective bargaining agreements, department policy, and local district attorney protocols will provide some guidance as to how officers are treated in this situation. While officers need to be forthright in explaining their actions, they do not surrender the ability to legally protect themselves ... Full Column
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