March 17, 2008

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Local Cop News: March 18, 2008

Texas: 'Swatter' Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Hostage Hoaxes

New Jersey: A naked stabbing suspect got into a struggle with a female police officer Monday, leading a second officer to open fire and kill the suspect. The female officer was shot and seriously wounded.

Maryland: Man with body armor fires at police. 2 officers wounded; suspect is critical

Nebraska: Police say an Omaha police officer shot and killed a 17-year-old boy Sunday night. The officer was making a traffic stop near 31st and Larimore at about 10:15 Sunday night when shots were fired.

Colorado: Police shot a man in a wheelchair at a hospital in the US after a five-hour stand-off during which he claimed his oxygen tank had a detonator.

Ohio: A white police officer has been charged in the shooting death of a black woman during a January drug raid, an altercation that touched off protests and discussions about race relations.

New Mexico: A New Mexico sheriff's deputy is in critical condition tonight as authorities search for the fugitive suspected of shooting him in Ruidoso Downs.

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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  Asst. Chief Williams is a member of the IALEFI Board of Directors ( ) 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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