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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 1.3.08

California: A man being chased by authorities grabbed a police dog and leaped off a bridge, taking the animal with him into the cold San Diego Bay 200 feet below. The dog died after the fall from the San Diego-Coronado Bridge, but the fugitive survived and was in serious condition Tuesday with a collapsed lung

National: Sympathy for al Qaeda has produced "sudden jihad syndrome" in domestic terror cells unaffiliated with foreign terrorists and people seeking to carry out attacks in the U.S., a law-enforcement intelligence analysis says. "Oftentimes, these attackers are dismissed as suffering from mental health issues, but their own words and writings reveal an affiliation with Islamic supremacy or an affinity for Islamic extremism," said the report, which was distributed to federal, state and local law enforcement in Texas.

Israel: Member of elite Sayeret Matkal unit dies in training accident. During navigation training exercise in southern Israel, Sergeant Tamir Nabuani, 19, falls to his death from cliff; military police and army investigating.

California: Man shot, killed by La Habra police. Shooting is second deadly officer-involved altercation in O.C. in two days.

Florida: SWAT leaders stress training and teamwork. 'This is it': On a SWAT team drug bust.

New York: Armed man shot, killed by narcotics officers in Brooklyn



Mississippi: Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson says a deputy shot and killed a suspect Monday after the man came out of a mobile home with a cocked pistol.



Canada: Couple blame no one for grandson's death. Grandparents say Vernon RCMP not at fault in fatal shooting of suicidal man



New York: DEC announces plan to train with “Green Ammo”. Leading the way for other law enforcement agencies in switching to environmentally-friendly ammunition for training.



UK: Give the “Yobs” the SAS treatment. yob (yŏb) Chiefly British Slang. A rowdy, aggressive, or violent young man. [Alteration of boy (spelled backward).]  

Pennsylvania: Police use Tasers to cool down 2 heated scenes.

Missouri: Fenton area police prepare for mass murderer

Texas: SWAT team armed with new gear

Mississippi: Deputy chief demoted after investigation into parties at training facility

Tennessee: Knoxville police kill suspect in fatal shooting at Hooters.

Oklahoma: An accidental police shooting that left a 5-year-old Noble boy dead and a community in mourning topped area news stories in 2007.

Tennessee: A Marshall County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a suspect Monday afternoon after the man came out of a mobile home with a cocked pistol, Sheriff Kenny Dickerson said.

Boston: Alleged bank robber didn't notice police officer behind him in teller line. Boston officer on security detail arrests suspect.

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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