September 01, 2006

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Mike Williams' 09.01.06 local cop news

Ohio: SWAT standoff ends with arrest; two wounded.

California: A Hayward police officer shot and killed a man Wednesday after he allegedly attacked the officer with a pipe and tried to take the officer's weapon, authorities said.

Georgia: A Clayton County man is dead, shot by police responding to a domestic 911 call. Clayton County Police say the man was trying to kill his father, and his mother was barricaded in fear in an upstairs bedroom.

Indiana: Police thwart robbery in progress.

Canada: The medical examiner is now investigating after an Alberta man died in hospital, three weeks after being subdued by RCMP officers using Tasers.

California: The driver who terrorized a swath of central San Francisco with a series of hit-and-run crashes was out to get a police officer but settled on hurting ordinary pedestrians when he couldn't find one, prosecutors said Thursday.

New York: A lawyer trying to determine whether Rochester police officers are responsible for the death of a man in custody Friday said he's now looking into whether any of the officers used an unauthorized stun gun.

Ohio: Sheriff's deputies, fire and emergency medical personnel followed proper procedures when a Williamsburg man crashed his car into a tree and acted in a threatening manner, leading to him being Tasered and medicated. Eventually, the man died, but the exact cause of death has not been determined.

California: Justices say police officer discipline not a public record.

California: Merced officer lives to tell.

Ohio: Police said that a man was shot and killed by a Columbus officer on Wednesday night.

Louisiana: A woman involved in a traffic wreck that killed a Baton Rouge police officer has been booked with negligent homicide and driving while intoxicated, authorities said.

North Carolina: A Fayetteville police officer has been cleared by prosecutors for the fatal shooting of a man during a traffic stop.

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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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