PoliceOne Year in Review 2008

2008 In Review
In this PoliceOne Special Coverage section, we take a look back at the news, pictures, trends and issues that most impacted law enforcement officers in 2008. We also pause to remember those officers who lost their lives and look toward the year ahead.
A wake-up call...heeded
By Craig Floyd
When it comes to officer safety, 2007 was a wake-up call for law enforcement in America. One hundred and eighty-one officers died in the line of duty that year, making it one of the deadliest years for peace officers in two decades ... Full article
Cops face challenges—it’s what they do
By Scott Buhrmaster
The coming year is a bit of a milestone for me. It marks my 20th year of having the honor to work with and for police professionals like you ... Full article
Safety behind the wheel
By Capt. Travis Yates
As we come to the close of another year, it is a time of remembrance, reflection and inspiration. 2008 did not lack its share of tragedy but through tragedy and despair our profession is striving for improvement ... Full article

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In 2008, PoliceOne celebrated our 400th consecutive week of delivering the PoliceOne newsletter to law enforcement worldwide.
We're pleased to announce the launch of our Print for Roll Call Hot Sheet. We have now given you the ability to easily print P1 Newsletter articles for distribution at roll call.
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This year, the PoliceOne Network relaunched CopsOnline, the original social networking web site for real cops, by real cops. CopsOnline offers interactive features like videos, blogs, forums, pictures and friend lists.
Introducing the first comprehensive online grants resource and community for Law Enforcement, brought to you by PoliceOne and sponsored by Cisco.
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