August 01, 2006

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Mike Williams' 08.01.06 local cop news

New Jersey: Newark officer fatally shot suspect in custody, police say.

Florida: Suspect shot and killed by an Orange County sheriff's deputy after allegedly lunging at her early Monday.

Utah: Police cleared in taser death of man. Autopsy results show the Salt Lake City man who died in April after police Tasered him several times was high on cocaine and meth.

Nevada: Las Vegas sees rise in officers shooting suspects.

Florida: Tasered officer is charged, resigns.

Florida: Water causes Taser to misfire. A deputy's weapon fires into his holster while he's making an arrest. Officials think the electrical device malfunctioned because rainwater damaged it. The deputy wasn't hurt.

Connecticut: Wrong man on the wrong end of a Taser.

Virginia: A Richmond Police officer rescued a 5-year-old boy from the James River over the weekend.

Colorado: Police chief wasn't ready to fire officer over Taser incident.

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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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