October 30, 2006

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Mike Williams' 10.30.06 local cop news

Ohio: Injuries all part of keeping troopers alive, patrol says.

Houston: Recent school attacks prompt police training.

Arizona: A SWAT officer fired the single .223-caliber rifle round that hit an armed, suicidal man in the left shoulder, allowing police to take him into custody.

Kansas: A pregnant woman stunned by a Taser during her arrest last month went into premature labor Wednesday night at the Sedgwick County Jail. Now her family blames authorities for the baby's death.

Maryland: A Hagerstown Police Department officer used a Taser on Wednesday to subdue a person threatening suicide and force the person to drop the knife the person was holding, according to a police department press release.

Minnesota: Defiant gunman killed following police pursuit

West Virginia: A Roane County man was shot and killed by State Police after he pointed his weapon aggressively at troopers who were coming to arrest him.

Connecticut: A man who allegedly drew a pellet gun during a Thursday night encounter with two New Bedford police officers in a crack house was shot and killed by the officers who feared for their safety, authorities said yesterday.

California: An LAPD SWAT team ended a four-hour standoff in South Los Angeles by lobbing tear gas canisters into an apartment in the Vermont Knolls area to flush out a suspected gunman.

Oregon: Fatal police shootings mirror assisted suicide.

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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 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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