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Police training deals with how to handle officer-involved shooting

It can change a career, end a career and define the career of a police officer - and it involves a split second decision.
Almost 120 law enforcement officers representing 42 agencies across Alabama gathered in Oxford today for training on how to do an already demanding job in the toughest of circumstances.
 
The eight hours of training were offered by the Alabama Police Benevolent Association at Oxford Civic Center. Speaking was Tim Rutledge, director of training for the Regional Counterdrug Training Academy in Meridian, Miss. (read the full story on al.com)

115th US Congress Update April 2018

May 2, 2018

The Southern States Police Benevolent Association is committed to keeping you informed of federal legislation that may affect your work-life, pay and benefits.

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Pasquotank Memorial Shadow Boxes

Apr 25, 2018

Carla Elkins and Eric Brainard prepared and presented a presentation in downtown Elizabeth City on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the waterfront gazebo to honor the fallen officers of Pasquotank Correctional Institution. The families of the murdered Pasquotank Correctional employees? families were honored with memorial shadow boxes. It was a small outdoor program to honor and show support for the Pasquotank Correctional employees who lost their lives from the incident on October 12, 2017.

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Tully v. City of Wilmington: NC Supreme Court rules that police officers enjoy new constitutional protections from employers' non-compliance with personnel policies

Apr 25, 2018

In Tully v. City of Wilmington, N.C., 790 S.E.2d 854 (N.C. App. 2016), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 2018 WL 1124796 (No. 348A16), the North Carolina Supreme Court issued themost powerful and sweeping police employment decision of the new millennium.

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