CHARLOTTE, N.C. (USA) – Charlotte police are investigating the death of one its own SWAT officers after a distraction device exploded in the officer’s home.
Rest in Peace Officer Fred Thornton (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police photo)
The Charlotte Observer reported that 50-year-old Fred Thornton died Friday of injuries from the explosion of the device also known as a flash-bang. The preliminary investigation showed that Thornton was securing his equipment when the device went off. Officials say the device is issued to all SWAT officers and is used to startle suspects during raids. More detail information and TV Reports at LawOfficer.com also watch the story at WBTV.com
Source: LawOffice.com and CharlotteobServer.com
We are one of the exhibitor at the 6th European Police Trainer Conference in front of the Conference hall.
The 6th European Policetrainer Conference after 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 takes place at IWA in Nuremberg on 10-11 March 2011. The combination of theory and practice is especially important for PiD when it comes to self-protection. This connection is established by the presentations and practical training. Here you find the program. and here you find us
Howdy guys, first drawing of our new training location “CenturioWorkout Nordholt Training Center” for more information visit our CenturioWorkout at our website. We only show you the indoor location.
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“We must go back to teach Europeans to love Europe.” quote by Jean Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, El Pais, 6-2-2004. and Mr. Juncker was just right. We are proud to be a European Union company, and that our team comes from so many diffrent E.U. countries. It was time that we have a patch for our corporate friends and team members. New in our LifeStyle program is now our “CenturioEU Patch” wish comes with Velcro and in three different colors (Khaki, Black, and Olive). He will soon be available in our new online store.
Hi Guys, we are believers in realistic training because it is the difference between life and death. The CebturioWorkout Pepper Popper is one of the first prototype’s of our own system. Our Pepper Popper comes in different colors. We produce a few different styles made for 9mm up to cal. 223 but also for your force-on-force training Simunition / RAM systems. Visit us at IWA and check out our new product line.