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Week 446
July 15, 2009

Editor's Note:

Among today’s headlines you’ll find an item about raids in Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Texas that led to charges against 26 people — the result of an undercover effort begun when agents were tipped off by informants.

As Street Survival Seminar Lead Instructor Jim Glennon says in his article Developing informal informants, these resources don’t always look or act like “Huggy Bear.” In case you missed it, be sure to check out Jim’s article.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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