Mike Williams 03.09.06 local cop news
Mississippi: A Hattiesburg police officer shot and killed a man early today after being held at gunpoint himself. “A struggle ensued,” Wynn said. “The officer was able to break away and fired a round. The officer was very fortunate. The officer used his training very well. He talked to the subject when he had a gun to his head.” (A prime example of “it ain’t over till it’s over”) http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060307/NEWS01/60308001
Florida: Deputy shot near Naples. Authorities are in search of gunman in non-fatal attack. http://www.news-press.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060307/NEWS01/603070401/1075
Utah: Man Accused of Threatening Daughter, Ex-Girlfriend With Sword. http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=172703’
Missouri: Medical Examiner: Taser not responsible for Kansas City death. http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/news/state/14039282.htm
Texas: 22 officers suspended in the last 5 months of 2005. Instances requiring discipline are lessening, police chief says. http://www.statesman.com/news/content/news/stories/local/03/6discipline.html
Oklahoma: Details emerge about weekend Taser incident as was additional information about the victim, a recently relocated New Orleans native.
Florida: Prayers answered at last for injured police officer. A veteran police officer's long wait is over -- his medical bills are finally being paid after more than a year of wrangling with the city. http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/14043079.htm
Canada: Police power under scrutiny in officer's trial. http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/cityplus/story.html?id=17dee35f-fdc1-4158-b387-261ecb2b841d&k=17706
Canada: Three key witnesses to the Ipperwash SWAT standoff won't be testifying because they're dead. A fourth simply wants to remain anonymous. http://torontosun.com/News/Canada/2006/03/07/1476400-sun.html
Minnesota: SWAT-It does work! http://www.ecmpostreview.com/2006/March/8swatworks.html
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