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Unusual Weapons

Cigar Cutter

Unusual Weapons
Cigar Cutter

Offenders may attempt to use this type of cigar cutter as an unusual weapon. They may be able to remove the metal blade from the cutter housing, posing a serious threat to the safety of law enforcement officers.

Black Cigar Cutter with Ruler
Black Cigar Cutter, X-Ray Image
Silver Cigar Cutter with Ruler
Silver Cigar Cutter, X-Ray Image


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The Public Information Officer and Today’s Digital News Environment
Today’s PIO must embrace modern technology and the expanding abilities and responsibilities it brings.
By Patrick Davis

Cell Phones as Prison Contraband
Cell phone use by inmates can pose significant dangers.
By Tod W. Burke and Stephen S. Owen

Recruiting with Emotion and Market Positioning
By adjusting their recruiting strategies, agencies can stand out in a competitive market.
By Chris Skinner

Sexting: Risky Actions and Overreactions
These disturbing cases require sound judgment by officers and prosecutors.

Technology Update
The FBI and Social Media

Unusual Weapons
Cigar Cutter

Notable Speech
The Significance of Personal Character

Bulletin Honors
Fair Lawn Police Memorial - New Jersey

Bulletin Reports

Leadership Spotlight
Effective Leadership Through Institutional Integrity

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Author Guidelines 

Bulletin Notes 

Patch Call 
Yankton, South Dakota and Merriam, Kansas Police Departments

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