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Mike Williams' 11.16.06 local cop news

Oklahoma: A Tulsa police officer has now had a few days to reflect on being shot in the chest during a weekend traffic stop. The only reason he is alive right now is because of his bulletproof vest.

Oregon: Fugitive killed by police was convicted of burglary.

New York: Officer stops woman from killing self, child.

Utah: Tear gas ends police strange standoff.

Chattanooga: SWAT team member charged with domestic assault.

Georgia: A police-involved fatal shooting in DeKalb County on Monday evening brings the number killed in police shootings this year to 12.

Wisconsin: Taser-equipped police bot will clean up lawless Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Connecticut: A group charged with minimizing the use of deadly force by police officers has recommended adding a non-lethal weapon to police officers’ holsters: This Taser stun gun.

Rhode Island: Police identify man shot by officer.

Louisiana: Three Lake Charles city councilmen want a federal investigation of a fatal police shooting in which three officers reportedly wrestled a man to the ground and shot him in front of a middle school while students were arriving.

Maine: A Democratic activist who was arrested after he was spotted on a highway overpass dressed as Osama bin Laden and carrying what appeared to be an AK47 on Halloween faces additional charges for the stunt. The costume included a rubber mask, plastic dynamite and grenades, in addition to the toy assault rifle.

North Carolina: Sheriff addresses fatal shooting during “no knock” warrant service.

Connecticut: Murder suspect charged with trying to hire hit man to kill officer and witness.

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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