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Talladega patch
Santa Fe patch

The Talladega, Alabama, Police Department’s patch reflects the city’s heritage and honors the Creek Indians. Talladega is a Creek Indian word, which translates into English as “border town.” Prior to the town’s incorporation, it served for hundreds of years as a Creek Indian village.

Santa Fe, New Mexico, is the oldest capital in the United States. On the patch of its police department, the shield depicts the castle from Juan de Onate, Spanish conquistador and explorer; the lion representing Diego de Vargas, who recaptured the city from the Pueblo Indians; and the Mexican Eagle.


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Police Negotiations with War Veterans
Seeing Through the Residual Fog of War
By Douglas Etter, Liane B. McCarthy, and Michael J. Asken, Ph.D.

Vicarious Traumatization and Spirituality in Law Enforcement
By Lynn A. Tovar, Ed.D.

Wanted: Notable Speeches

Leadership Spotlight
Making Officers’ Lives Better

Police Practice
The Early Notification Program
By Kent D. Crutcher

Bulletin Reports

Violent True Believers
By J. Reid Meloy, Ph.D.

Bulletin Notes

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