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Cop Impersonator Tried to Pull Over Real Undercover Cop, Say Police

July 21, 2010
A man was arrested on suspicion of impersonating a peace officer after he used an air horn and siren in an attempt to stop the vehicle of an undercover cop on his way to provide emergency backup to officers.

'Top Shot' Show Seeking Talented Shooters for Season 2

July 21, 2010
If you are skilled with a pistol, rifle, or any other firearm, you could win $100,000 in prizes on season 2 of History Channel's competition show "Top Shot."

Point Blank to Outfit Washington DC Metro SWAT with Tactical Armor

July 21, 2010
Point Blank Solutions, Inc., today announced a new contract with Washington DC Metro SWAT to supply 90 tactical vests and related accessories, including leg armor and protective plates, among others. This latest contract was awarded to PACA Body Armor, Point Blank's subsidiary.

Arizona Man Gets 115 Years for Shooting Female Cop

July 21, 2010
On Tuesday Aaron Baka Lopez, 37, was sentenced to 115 years in prison for shooting and wounding Officer Jennifer Moore of the Phoenix Police Department in 2008.

Zebra Technologies Adds Laminator to Award-Winning ZXP Series 8 Retransfer Card Printer

July 20, 2010
Zebra Technologies Corp., a global leader in specialty printing and automatic identification solutions, has announced the addition of the laminator feature, capable of laminating both sides of a cards simultaneously, to the award-winning ZXP Series 8 retransfer card printer. The new laminator option will provide an extra layer of protection and security which is essential security element for federal credentialing, state driver's licensing, and for organizations with high security requirements.
At four inches long and 12 ounces, the compact and lightweight SureFire Micro suppressor is designed to attenuate the sound signature of a carbine or rifle to a safe level.

SureFire Introduces Line of Mini and Micro Suppressors

July 20, 2010
SureFire has released a line of Mini and Micro suppressors. Both work with existing SureFire flash hider and muzzle brake suppressor adapters but come in a significantly smaller forms than previous models.
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Another California City May Disband Police to Save Money

July 20, 2010
Pomona is hardly the first L.A. County city to look at disbanding its police department. Tiny Sierra Madre considered doing away with its force, but ultimately rejected the idea. Maywood pulled the plug on its police force and virtually every other City Hall job earlier this month. Cudahy, which had been policed by Maywood, is now patrolled by sheriff's deputies.

Suspect in California Freeway Shootout Faced Third Strike

July 20, 2010
The man who engaged in a gun battle with California Highway Patrol officers Sunday on an Oakland freeway was a paroled bank robber who could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted under the state's "three strikes and you're out" law, authorities said Monday.

'09 Minneapolis Gang Strike Force Raid Draws Internal Affairs Inquiry

July 20, 2010
"The actions taken by the officers in this case were clearly without regard to the constitutional rights of the complainants," Sgt. Robert Krebs of the internal affairs unit wrote. "This matter would likely rise to a violation of civil rights under existing federal statutes."

Accused Seattle Cop Killer Demands Reporter's Notes from Jailhouse Interviews

July 20, 2010
Christopher Monfort, 41, stands accused in a series of attacks on Seattle police culminating in the slaying of Officer Tim Brenton in an Oct. 31 ambush. Brenton's partner, Officer Britt Sweeney, was wounded in the attack; Monfort was shot during his arrest days later at his Tukwila apartment.
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