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- Wednesday, November 26, 2014

From the Editor

Special Report The grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in Michael Brown's death.

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In Public Safety

In Public Safety Survivor's guilt: How to move forward after a line-of-duty death

Surviving a line-of-duty death as a cohesive department is not easy; we must acknowledge the loss and the heartache and seek support from others.

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Tip of the Week

Before raising ladders, speak an 'all clear'

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Line of Duty Deaths

  • Samir Ashmar - 11/20/14 - [Upper Macungie Township, Pennsylvania]
  • Art Treon - 11/20/14 - [Cape May County, New Jersey]
  • James Foote - 11/18/14 - [Summit, New York]
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