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Unusual Weapon

Unusual Weapon
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.

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Back to the Cover

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

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

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

Sexting
These disturbing cases require sound judgment by officers and prosecutors.

Technology Update
The FBI and Social Media

Unusual Weapon
Cigar Cutter

Notable Speech
The Significance of Personal Character

Bulletin Honors
Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Bulletin Reports
OJJDP Initiatives
Mental Health Initiatives

Leadership Spotlight
Effective Leadership Through Institutional Integrity

Author Guidelines

The Bulletin Notes

Patch Call

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