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 Police militarization and the challenge for the courts
 The cop, the biker, and the special-needs boy
 August 23, 2013
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Today's Top Stories:
Sovereigns who plotted to kill cops face Vegas judge: Couple doesn't recognize his authority to keep them in jail
Mass. police replace stolen iPad for autistic boy: Station flooded with phone calls after it got out that iPad was stolen
Video: NY Police rescue woman from East River: Officers lowered selves with ropes, swam out to woman
Police: No charges after gun goes off in school
Lawmakers OK NYPD watchdog, overriding vetoes
Fort Hood gunman found guilty on 13 counts of murder
NYPD sued for death of store owner during robbery
Nerf gunfight brings police to Ohio school
Man on drugs punches teen, kicks dog, beats worker with shovel
P1 Roll Call

Hostage kills inmate, Cop killed in carjacking

Dave Smith talks about the CO who killed an escaped inmate who broke into his home, and the off-duty officer who was killed in a Vegas carjacking. Watch the video
The Justice Report

Police militarization and the challenge for the courts

By Joanne Eldridge, PoliceOne Contributor
The American legal system is capable of providing independent evaluations of — and crafting remedies for — police excesses and overreaching when those occur. Civil Rights Act of 1871
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Musings of a Retired Cop

The cop, the biker, and the special-needs boy

By Keith Bettinger, PoliceOne Contributor
Years ago, a long-haired guy from a "motorcycle gang" taught me a lesson about appearances sometimes being deceiving. It all started with a woman calling the precinct to report that a biker gang was having a party. Some opposites attract
CNN takes on police 'militarization'
CNN compares the newest innovations of police technology and specialty vehicles with action movies like Hunger Games and Terminator.
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P1 First Person

Police militarization and the argument for armored vehicles

By Doug Deaton, PoliceOne Member
Oft-repeated claims that armored vehicle use by police with special weapons is a recent phenomenon are simply mistaken. Being an expert in one field does not mean that one is well-informed about the other. Entitled to uninformed opinions?
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Video Tip
Defeating a close-quarters ambush
Don Gulla shows some techniques you might consider using and/or passing along to your colleagues in response to a close-quarters ambush attack. Watch the video
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P1 Member Photo of the Week
K-9 agility training
This week’s photo comes from Corporal Jamie Blume of the Beckley, West Virginia Police K-9 Unit. Pictured are Jamie and his partner Ciro training on an agility course, and from the looks of it, setting the bar pretty high.
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