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SEP 2017

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PoliceMag.com 51 like a scared cat on Red Bull to the old guy who sounds like he's not even spilling his coffee. Use each time you're on the radio to prac- tice sounding like a late night FM host. Practice a radio voice that pushes past the clutter and be a minimalist about it. Some of the very worst are the new shift sergeants whose new stripes somehow qualify them to say something about every- thing. Learn from the old stripes, not your own egos. Remember, even Capt. America knows when to keep his mouth shut. Jim Adams Via PoliceMag.com TRIPLE JEOPARDY IN CHARLOTTE I read David Griffith's July editorial "Triple Jeopardy in Charlotte" about an officer involved in a controversial fatal shooting, and the legal proceedings that seem never ending. is is not the first time that we've seen persecution—and no, I didn't mean pros- ecution—based on trying to get a desired outcome. at has probably been going on longer; we just didn't have access to news like we do now. But it seems to me that it all started with the Rodney King police officers: "What!?! Not guilty of a crime in state court? Hey, let's see if we can screw them fed- erally then!" Federali Via PoliceMag.com FIRSTNET AND THE BROADBAND FUTURE I read David Griffith's article "FirstNet and the Broadband Future," but in case of mass emergencies like wildfires, earthquakes, floods, or enemy attacks, the cell phone towers will be disabled or destroyed. Experience has shown the only channel for critical communications will be by the amateur radio emergency services. So get your FCC license and get ready. W6DOM Via PoliceMag.com COMMUNICATING DURING A PURSUIT I enjoyed reading Amaury Murgado's July article "How To…Communicate During a Pursuit." I think just about every agency has the full spectrum from the guy who screams Feedback TO OUR READERS SEND POLICE YOUR COMMENTS: We want to hear your comments about POLICE and what's going on in law enforcement. Send your letters in any of the following ways. E-mail: Melanie.Basich@PoliceMag.com Fax: 310-533-2507 Mail: POLICE Magazine Attn: Letters to the Editor 3520 Challenger Street Torrance, CA 90503 Online: PoliceMag.com freeinfo.policemag.com/ 77326 3 Correction The incorrect Rudy Project image was used in the August article "Eyewear 2017." This is the correct image for the Rudy Project Tralyx XL Shooting Kit.

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