Local Cop News
with Mike Williams, TeamOne Network
Mike Williams' 01.12.06 local cop news
Indiana: Carmel officer Dave Strong received the first SWAT Officer of the Year award from the Indiana SWAT Officer Association.
Missouri: Off-duty officer shot in North St. Louis.
New York: The year's first Frank G. Hammer Police Officer of the Month Award winner is a common sight on The Commons - Officer Scott Garin, a member of the award-winning Ithaca Police SWAT team and Ithaca Police Commons Patrol Unit.
New Jersey: Cops comb streets for officer's killer.
Ohio: Deputy's gun fires during arrest.
Baltimore: The fatal shooting of an off-duty Baltimore police officer underscores the brazen violence faced by police and residents alike in a city with one of the highest violent crime rates in the country.
California: A violent end to 2006. California cops come under fire.
Arizona: The state has launched an inquiry into allegations that a former Tempe officer misused money he controlled for a national police organization’s (National Association of Field Training Officers ) Arizona chapter.
Texas: Federal probe likely in Houston police shooting.
Michigan: One of two burglary suspects surprised Tuesday night by a Norton Shores police officer attacked her, and the officer's weapon fired in the ensuing struggle.
North Carolina: Taser involved in Newberry Middle School arrests.
Texas: Deputy Richard King, who was charged with aggravated assault by a public servant for shooting a man during a chase, was acquitted this morning.
South Dakota: A former Watertown police officer who was fired after making unfounded allegations that a male investigator sexually harassed her now is suing the city and its police chief.