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Parole Board Stalls Release of Brooklyn Cop Killer

November 4, 2010
he New York State Parole Board ruled Monday that Pablo Costello will have to wait until at least August before getting another shot at freedom. Costello and a partner killed Officer David Guttenberg in a botched robbery of a Brooklyn auto repair shop in 1978.

Dallas Chief Changes Way Department Assigns Some Patrol Officers

November 4, 2010
In the aftermath of an alleged videotaped beating of a motorcyclist in South Dallas, Police Chief David Brown has announced additional steps he is taking to ensure a more "equal distribution of experienced officers" in the department's patrol bureau.
San Diego PD's Chief William Lansdowne pays his respects to fallen officer Christopher Wilson at Thursday's memorial service. Photo by John Gibbins/The San Diego Union-Tribune.

California Cop's Memorial Draws Almost 4,000 Blue Supporters

November 4, 2010
About 4,000 sworn officers from Illinois, Florida, Texas and California attend the service. Officers wore purple ribbons for the ceremony and Officer Wilson's 17-year-old son Conner served as a pallbearer.

Illinois Officer Cleared In Force Incident

November 4, 2010
Officer Andrew Smith was acquitted of official misconduct, aggravated battery, mob action and battery. The officer had been on unpaid leave since March 2009.

Officer Struck With Flagpole During Gas Station Brawl

November 4, 2010
As the officer took the report, an SUV pulled up and four men jumped out. The officer instructed the men not to enter the mini-mart, after which they began assaulting a worker who was pumping gas. One of the men struck the officer with a flagpole (American flag attached).

Tunnel Near San Diego Yields 20 Tons of Marijuana

November 4, 2010
Approximately 30 tons of marijuana with a street value of $20 million have been seized in the U.S. and Mexico and linked to the tunnel, which is equipped with rail, lighting and ventilation systems.

Missouri Voters Reject TASER Ban

November 4, 2010
Proposition 2 would have created an ordinance making it a Class A misdemeanor for any law enforcement agency or individual to threaten to use or activate any conducted electrical device within city limits.
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe. Photo courtesy of General Motors.

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV Now Equipped With StabiliTrak

November 4, 2010
Using three key sensors, StabiliTrak works by comparing the driver's intentions (indicated by steering-wheel position) with how the vehicle is responding. It then selectively applies the individual brakes needed to help keep the vehicle on the intended course.
TeleStaff streamlines scheduling organization-wide, and features built-in communication capabilities as well as self-service employee access. Photo courtesy of PDSI.

PDSI Expands TeleStaff Clientele

November 4, 2010
PDSI announced 38 new customers to its TeleStaff client list during the third quarter, with the majority going into production and 11 clients purchasing the software for the first time. The automated solution streamlines scheduling and ensures compliance with various organization policies. It also features built-in communication capabilities and self-service employee access.

Massachusetts Detective Shot Tracking ATF Suspect

November 3, 2010
Det. Oliveira had located Matthew Krister, 21, and returned fire when Krister fired on the officer, striking him in the chest. Krister was pronounced dead, following the 6:40 p.m. Tuesday shooting.
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