How the 1–10 rating scale can uncover the truth during investigative interviews

How the 1–10 rating scale can uncover the truth during investigative interviews

Author: Louis C. Senese The 1 to 10 rating scale question can be utilized in most criminal investigations when questioning a suspect. During the non-accusatory investigative interview, when appropriate, the investigator should ask the suspect to rate the victim on...
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Mass. trooper shoots, wounds man after he points gun at him

Marc Larocque The Enterprise, Brockton, Mass. BROCKTON, Mass. — The man who was shot by a state trooper in Brockton on Saturday morning, later identified as a 25-year-old from Fall River, is now facing five criminal charges including assault with...
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Minn. conservation officer dies after being thrown from boat

Minn. conservation officer dies after being thrown from boat

Deanna Weniger Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. CROSSLAKE, Minn. — A conservation officer responding to a call about a possible body in the water, was thrown from a boat Friday evening and drowned. The Pine County sheriff’s office said a...
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Fla. LEO on restricted duty after UOF captured in viral video

Fla. LEO on restricted duty after UOF captured in viral video

By Terry Spencer Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Florida sheriff placed a deputy on restricted duty Friday after cellphone video showed the deputy banging the head of a pepper-sprayed teen against the ground. Deputy Christopher Krickovich was ...
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Ore. county pays $100K for 'Blue Lives Matter' flag

Ore. county pays $100K for 'Blue Lives Matter' flag

Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued after a co-worker pinned up a "Blue Lives Matter" flag. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Saturday that Karimah Guion-Pedgure alleged in h...
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Wife of wounded Orlando LEO sues apartment complex, gunman's estate

Wife of wounded Orlando LEO sues apartment complex, gunman's estate

Author: PoliceOne Members By Tess Sheets Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO — Meghan Valencia, the wife of injured Orlando Police Officer Kevin Valencia, is suing the estate of the man who shot her husband and the owner of the apartment complex where...
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Photo of the Week: Power shift

Photo of the Week: Power shift

Author: PoliceOne Members This week's photo comes from Officer Kyle Taylor. Taylor writes: "My wife took this picture of me after a 21-hour 'power shift.' More like a 'power through it shift.' A long night of crime-fighting follow...
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Calif. officer ambushed in patrol car, suspect killed

Calif. officer ambushed in patrol car, suspect killed

By Blake Alsup New York Daily News FREMONT, Calif. — Three Fremont, Calif., police officers were involved in a shootout involving a suspect who “ambushed” one of the cops and was later shot dead, authorities say. An officer was driving...
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Police: Man slashed in neck, officer hit by minivan in melee

Police: Man slashed in neck, officer hit by minivan in melee

Associated Press FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Police say a man was slashed in the neck during a fight at a hookah bar on Long Island and a police officer helping him was hit by a minivan. The violence erupted before 3...
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Keys to successful multi-jurisdictional, multi-disciplinary response

Keys to successful multi-jurisdictional, multi-disciplinary response

Author: Policing Matters Podcast Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed During the annual conference of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) in St. Louis, Policing Matters podcast co-hos...
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