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Only in America: Media training for cops who might shoot suspects

A St. Louis police academy teaches would-be cops how to deal with the media after shooting a suspect — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

The St. Louis County police academy is offering officers a "fun" seminar on how to deal with the media after cops shoot suspects. The academy promises the "fast-paced class will be jam-packed with essential strategies" on "How to Win with the Media," covering such topics as "Don't Get Stuck on Stupid" and "Feeding the Animals."