February 03, 2006

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Mike Williams' 02.03.06 local news report

California: Police Officer Shot In Santa Monica.

Florida: According to police, a man who was holding his girlfriend at gunpoint in a Southside neighborhood Wednesday morning was fatally shot by a SWAT team sharpshooter. Weintraub said that after the SWAT team was deployed, the suspect came out of the house twice with a rope and a shotgun attached to the woman's neck. The second time, a SWAT officer fired a shot.

South Carolina: State officials are investigating a shooting involving a police officer that ended with two people being killed.

Virginia: Rookie officer's training helped foil carjacking.

Tennessee: Two Gallatin police officers were injured last night while trying to arrest a 17-year-old male who fled the area, police say in a statement released today.

Missouri: Debate Over Taser Guns Continues. Some Independence Officers Refuse To Carry Tasers.

Iraq: Iraqi SWAT Team Ready to Hunt Terrorists.

UK: Police shooting verdict challenged. A High Court challenge has been launched to a verdict of lawful killing in the case of a man shot dead while holding a gun-shaped lighter.

Canada: Police shooting coroner asked to step aside. Family doesn’t want her to preside in inquest.

NIJ Report: Police Responses to Officer-Involved Shootings.

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Mike Williams is the Assistant Chief of the Chattanooga TN police department and a 33 year law enforcement veteran. He was a SWAT officer for more than 25 years and teaches Tactical Team Commanders Courses for Team One Network www.teamonenetwork.com  Asst. Chief Williams is a member of the IALEFI Board of Directors (www.ialefi.com ) and is chairman of the editorial committee. He also produces the daily Police Related News electronic newsletter which goes out to over 2,000 police officers in the US, Canada, Australia and South Africa on a daily basis and the weekly IALEFI newsletter.

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