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Maine Bomb Squad Removes Grenade From Vehicle At Police Station

October 6, 2010
The state bomb squad removed a grenade from the car of a man who brought the device to the Southwest Harbor (Maine) PD's station for disposal after finding it in his deceased brother's belongings.

Supreme Court Won't Hear 9/11 Families Appeal

October 4, 2010
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the some of the families of 9/11 victims over the treatment of remains from unidentified victims of the terrorist attacks.

LCOA Composites, Inc. Announces DeadStop for Lightweight Police Shields

October 1, 2010
LCOA Composites, Inc., recently added another product to its arsenal with DeadStop lightweight Police shield technology, a new NIJ Level IIIA ballistic hybrid panel with multi-hit capability that can stop a .44 magnum bullet at 15 feet.
Photo courtesy of Wiley X.

Wiley X Introduces Saber Advanced Changeable Eyewear

September 30, 2010
Wiley X's Saber Advanced changeable eye wear comes with five 3.0mm thick lens systems made of scratch-resistant and shatterproof selenite polycarbonate. The new model meets MIL-PRF-31013 military ballistic standards as well as ANSI Z87.1-2003 high-impact certification.
The University of Texas canceled classes after a gunman fired shots inside the Perry-Castaneda library, before killing himself. This view is of the university’s LBJ Student Center. Photo via Flickr (Horatio3k).

University of Texas Student Kills Self In Library

September 28, 2010
Shortly after 8 a.m., Colton Tooley, a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in math at UT, entered the school's Perry-Castaneda Library and allegedly fired four shots with an AK-47 rifle. The suspect, who was wearing black clothing, then headed to the sixth floor, where he shot himself.

ACLU Sues Pittsburgh PD, Alleges G-20 Misconduct

September 21, 2010
At a news conference, ACLU officials said police used excessive force while making arrests, needlessly used pepper spray on people and shot them with non-lethal rounds filled with pepper spray.
Tactical Tailor's Modular Operator pack. Photo courtesy of Tactical Tailor.

Tactical Tailor Offers Discount on Packs

September 17, 2010
Purchasing the Extended Range Operator, Urban Operator, Removable Operator or Modular Operator packs will bring the discount.
Johns Hopkins hospital in east Baltimore. Photo via Wikimedia (Conway71).

Johns Hopkins Gunman Wounds Surgeon, Then Kills Mother and Self

September 16, 2010
The suspect barricaded himself in a room of the hospital's thoracic center on the eighth floor of the hospital's Nelson Building. The shooter was reportedly upset about his mother's treatment at the hospital and shot the doctor in the stomach during surgery.
Photo courtesy of Tru-Spec.

Tru-Spec Introduces Xtreme Tactical Uniforms

September 15, 2010
The tactical response uniform pant and shirt are made with 50/50 nylon cotton rip-stop with SuperFabric external knee and elbow pockets. A tri-pocket on the lower left shirt sleeve has a document window for displaying ID as well as slots for pens and pencils.

Worker Kills Two at Cookie Factory, Surrenders to Philly SWAT

September 10, 2010
After pointing her licensed .357 Magnum at security guards to gain entry, Hiller reportedly entered the building's lunchroom and opened fire on three employees who she had an ongoing dispute with.
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