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Seattle Rookie Killed in Off-Duty Car Crash

Officer Michael E. Kelley, 26, was sworn in less than a month ago. He is survived by his wife who is five months pregnant, and a two-year-old daughter. Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske told the Seattle Post-Intelligencer that the family had just moved to the area from Portland.

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TASER Device Averts Suicide

Attleboro police in Massachusetts were able to use a TASER to prevent a suicidal 50 year-old woman wielding a razor knife from further harming herself.

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Jury Awards Former Detroit Officers Millions

A Wayne County Circuit Court jury awarded two fired Detroit police officers $6.5 million yesterday in a whistleblowing case against the city that stemmed from allegations of extramarital affairs by Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and misconduct by his security detail.

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U.S. Border Patrol Team Wins 2007 5.11 Challenge

The finals for the 2007 5.11 Challenge were the closest in the competition's four-year history. After eight weeks of competitive shooting in Montana, the two-man U.S. Border Patrol team from Alamogordo, N.M., squeezed out first place with the last shot of the event.

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Va. Tech Report Confirms Shortcomings, Offers Preventive Tactics

More than four months have passed since the Virginia Tech tragedy, and the state of Virginia and university officials have released their findings on the April 16 massacre. From their reports, briefly summarized below, other campuses can glean valuable information that they hopefully will be able to apply to their own communities.