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Mike Williams' 10.26.06 local cop news

Alabama: A thinner thin blue line.

New Jersey: Second sheriff's officer shoots self in leg. Following two accidents in three days, extra firearms training is ordered in Morris.

North Carolina: . A SWAT unit armed with weapons triggered a scare in a Durham neighborhood Tuesday

Arizona: Sheriff Arpaio starts 2-week mandatory English classes for inmates.

Arizona: A Tucson man shot by a Pima County sheriff's deputy outside a Catalina motel early in October had methamphetamine, marijuana, oxycodone and Valium in his system at the time of his death, a sheriff's official said Tuesday.

New York: Police say a Poughkeepsie man stabbed himself, stripped naked and repeatedly smashed a patrol car before officers subdued him with a Taser gun.

Texas: Teen shot during scuffle with officer.

Oklahoma: Police training requirements one of lowest in U.S.

Kansas: A Kansas police officer fires dozens of shots at a fleeing vehicle, but the driver is unarmed. Now, the officer, but is facing felony charges for firing his weapon.

Virginia: Deputy Shaquille O'Neal spent last weekend in Bedford and the surrounding area.

Alabama: A Montgomery man died after officers took him into custody, the third jail death since August 27.

Indiana: Kekionga Middle School was locked down for about 15 minutes Monday before police found an air soft gun in a student’s locker.

Utah: Gang members attack Orem High police officer.

Mississippi: Webcast addresses police officer woes in hiring, retention of officers.

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 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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