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Week 433
April 15, 2009

Editor's Note:

During the 28th annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service next month, Officer Jason Fishburn will place flowers, including one red carnation in honor of all disabled officers, in a wreath to be laid at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

In case you missed it, check out Chuck Remsberg’s outstanding article that details how the remarkable teamwork of fellow officers saved Fishburn's life the night of his fateful confrontation.

— Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Senior Editor

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