In this handout photo provided by the Dagsa Family, an alleged assassin aims a gun at Reynaldo Dagsa, who was taking a picture of his family early on Jan. 1, 2011.
January 4, 2011 A local councilman was taking a New Year's Day picture of his family when a gunman fired two shots, killing the politician. Police used the photograph to track down the alleged killer and an accomplice.
August 24, 2010 Philippine police admitted they mishandled the Manila hostage crisis that resulted in eight tourists dying. They didn't have the equipment or training, but also didn't take advantage of the opportunities to end the crisis by killing the captor.
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