Weekly Briefing: January 12, 2015

By Calibre Press  |   Jan 12, 2015

Officer Down:

ODMP Remembers Police Officer Craig Chandler

Terror in Paris:

What We Know about the terrorist attack in Paris

These attacks becoming far too common

Man killed by San Francicso Police leaves Suicide Note:

He pulled what appeared to be a gun on 3 SFPD sergeants

San Francisco police said a search of the mobile phone of the dead man revealed a letter in which the man took responsibility for his own death, SFGate.com reported. The letter was addressed, “Dear Officer(s),” urged them not to feel responsible and said, “You had no other choice.”

Man arrested after shooting spree:

John Lee killed his landlord, his adoptive mother and a manager at a restaurant his parents frequented.

Police Officer shot and killed man after he began hitting the officer with a shovel:

Details of the incident


Sheriff’s Deputy saves teen after falling through ice on a frozen pond

Local activist critical of police undergoes use of force training:

FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

Radley Balko of the Washington Post writes and Lt. Jim Glennon responds:

Balko: Once again: police work is NOT getting More dangerous

Glennon: Trying being a cop; you might learn something about the profession you criticize

Broken Windows Policing:

Officers and citizens alike should read this in order to understand what the “Broken Windows” theory actually is and how difficult it is to police communities.

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