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June 12, 2006

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Mike Williams, TeamOne Network Local Cop News
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Mike Williams' 06.12.06 local cop news

Massachusetts: An off-duty Lynn Police officer was treated and released from Union Hospital early Thursday following an unintentional discharge of his firearm.

New Jersey: Grand jury takes no action in West Deptford SWAT team shooting.

Chicago: Police shoot, kill man in Gage Park home. 45-year old allegedly threatened officers with knife. (ANOTHER knife incident)

Texas: Suspect in police shooting was run over in previous police chase.

California: LA City Council settles in police shooting of teenager.

Texas: A man who attacked an Austin police officer has been convicted and is behind bars. Now, video of the attack has been released.

New York: Elmira police defend using Taser . Officers were trying to break up fight, wild scene when boy was hit with charge, chief says.

Washington: Shooting isn't first for deputy. Car-thief suspect was wounded in '02.

Canada: OPP officers assigned to the native standoff in Caledonia say their bosses have put their public image ahead of officer safety and law and order.

New York: City police earned $7,700 in overtime during the first 48 hours of investigation into the shooting death of New Hartford Police Officer Joseph Corr, and Thursday, the Utica Police Department donated that money to Corr's widow.

Mexico: Law enforcement officials Monday said it could take years before the man accused of killing Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy David March is brought back to the U.S. to face justice

Los Angeles: Heroic Measures Save LAPD Officer's Life, Police Face Rash of Armed Assaults.

Pennsylvania: Ex-officer charged in gunplay case. DA says he won't seek jail in alleged gun-pointing incident. (What the heck is going on in PA with all these gun pointing incidents. BB guns, Tasers, an accidental shooting death in Easton!)

Colorado: Police fatally shoot man in friend's attic. Officers thought glasses case was gun and opened fire.

Colorado: Officer Shoots, Wounds Teen during Scuffle.

UK: Police officer tried to saw off ex-wife's head. (I’d better not comment on this one)

Utah: SWAT kicks its training up a notch.

Colorado: SWAT Team Trains Paramedics In Tactics, Weapons.

About the author

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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