March 16, 2008

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Local Cop News: March 17, 2008

Los Angeles: The LAPD's assault on SWAT. Would you rather have an elite fighting force made up of the best cops, or of officers who 'look like L.A.'?

Los Angeles: Wounded SWAT officer to talk about Winnetka shooting  

Related: Shot SWAT officer thankful for support

Los Angeles: Two police shootings rock city. The mayor and the chief say the violence this year is regrettable.

Florida: West Palm Beach Deputy-Involved Shooting

Ohio: A white policeman identified as the officer who killed a black woman during a drug raid in Lima was among officers called this week before a grand jury

Minnesota: The police thought he had a gun. It wasn't real. Teenager carrying replica pistol wounded after fleeing Minneapolis cops

Florida: Campus, city police prepare for worst in training drills

Texas: Alleging police were overreacting to a report of an armed man when the city/county SWAT team shot an Austin resident to death in 2006, the mother and sister of the man killed have filed suit.

California: Off-Duty Officer Shoots Child, Woman. Road Rage May Have Sparked Shooting, Police Say

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  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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