June 06, 2006

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Mike Williams' 06.06.06 local cop news

Georgia: A DeKalb County police officer was hit by gunfire but managed to return fire, hitting a suspect – that’s when officers found another man dead on the scene.

Montana: Suspect shot with a Glock model 22, .40-caliber semiautomatic pistol, which is issued to all officers. The officer’s wife accompanied him on patrol that night.

Los Angeles: Neighbors pray for shot officer. LAPD veteran Kristina Ripatti was wounded Saturday by an ex-con and robbery suspect.

Officers at Risk despite Armor. An LAPD veteran wearing a bulletproof vest was struck in a vulnerable spot during a shooting Saturday. She is in critical condition.

Texas: Officer Shot In Crime Spree Kept Fighting.

Florida: Police Officer Tells Of Chase During Which He Was Shot.

New Mexico: State Police Officer James Archuleta, 27, on the job less than two years, died last Sunday night when his patrol car hit a cow.

Canada: Police put on a 'good spectacle'. Snipers, leg irons, selected evidence, police brass — all calculated to sway the public, lawyers and security experts say.

Arizona: Family protests fatal Mesa police shooting. No justice, no peace. Murder. racism. These were the words on the lips of family and friends, as they organized a small-scale protest and march Sunday for James Deon Lennox, who died after being shot by a Mesa police officer.

Arizona: Man dies after police use Taser during scuffle.

Washington: Eagle-eyed police officer saves resident from fire. 

Missouri: A Branson police officer shot and killed a man Monday evening after the suspect brandished a knife at the scene of a domestic disturbance.

Kansas: Porch collapse results in police officer injury.

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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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