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Quad City police work together to combat rising gun violence

June 13, 2016

Rising rates of gun violence are connecting police departments across the Quad Cities as officers work together to solve cases involving gun violence. When a shot goes off or a call comes in to one of...

All in the family: Kaitlin Staes continues family trend of joining the force

May 6, 2016

For Kaitlin Staes, being a police officer was inevitable. Her father, uncle, and brother are all officers, and although they weren’t excited about her decision, they understood her passion. “I really...

Safety first: Gun safety in the QCA

May 6, 2016

An Indiana teen is now dead because of an accidental gun shooting. Fifthteen year-old Ramandeep Singh was posing with his father’s .32 caliber pistol when he accidently pulled the trigger. Sadly, accidental...

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Firearms, certifications help Augustana prepare for danger

May 6, 2016

Safety is a top priority at Augustana College, and students and faculty are going the extra mile to protect the community by being educated about firearms and how to respond in an emergency situation. In...

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