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<p>Photo: Adamson Industries.</p>

Roadside Safety Introduces Duro Flash LEDs As Alternative To Incendiary Flares

March 25, 2011
The Duro Flash devices can be used by officers to mark vehicles, close a lane, direct traffic, or make a location more visible. A Duro Flash unit can also be placed under a cone for higher visibility.
<p>The Michigan State Police will reduce the number of fully operational posts from 62 to 29. Stars indicate those 29. Map: MSP.</p>

Michigan State Police Close 21 Posts

March 25, 2011
Under this new "regional policing plan," the agency will reduce the number of fully operational posts from 62 to 29. The agency is making the reductions to close a $20.7-million budget cut it faces next fiscal year.

Sheriff Joe Rolls SWAT, Actor Steven Seagal to Arrest Cockfighting Suspect

March 24, 2011
The Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's tactical deputies used the Lenco Bear armored rescue vehicle to open up a locked iron gate at the residence of Jesus Llovera, who was wanted on a cockfighting warrant.

Charging Cow Critically Wounds Deputy

March 24, 2011
Smith County Sheriff's Department Deputy Robert Britton Jr., 54, suffered massive head trauma after being struck by the cow, which had been hit by two vehicles.

South Carolina Agencies Launch UAV Surveillance Program

March 24, 2011
The agencies plan to use the craft to assist patrol officers during foot pursuits across jurisdictional boundaries. The small helicopters include cameras, and a weapon can be mounted if needed.

Badge-Carrying N.Y. Rabbi's 'Official' Plates Questioned

March 24, 2011
A New York State Police rabbi's employment status with a municipality has come under scrutiny by the Times Union newspaper, who published a report questioning his use of official license plates.

Shaquille O'Neal Sworn In As Mass. Reserve Deputy

March 24, 2011
Boston Celtics center Shaquille O'Neal was sworn as a reserve deputy into the Worcester County Reserve Deputy Sheriff's Association on Thursday.

Calif. County Reviews 40 Cases Involving Tainted Agent

March 24, 2011
Norman Wielsch, a state Department of Justice agent, was arrested Feb. 16 and charged with 25 felony counts connected to the alleged theft of methamphetamine, marijuana, steroids and prescription pills.

Former NYPD Cop Strangled Wife, Dumped Body, Prosecutors Say

March 24, 2011
Coello, who was a New York City police officer for four years until he resigned in 2000, was a person of interest in the disappearance of Tina Adovasio, 40. The 38-year-old Coello had previously faced domestic violence charges.

Detroit Officer's Killer Convicted

March 23, 2011
Jason Gibson has been convicted of fatally shooting Detroit Police Officer Brian Huff, following an 18-day trial that included 447 pieces of evidence. A Wayne County jury deliberated for about three hours, and then announced guilty verdicts on all 17 counts against the 26-year-old.
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