11/28/2006

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Mike Williams' 11.28.06 local cop news

Florida: FBI to investigate shooting of man who killed Polk County sheriff's deputy Matt Williams.

Illinois: The Cook County medical examiner's office says Saturday that a gunman, who held a woman hostage on Thanksgiving Day, committed suicide.

Virginia: Fairfax officer to be suspended for accidental fatal shooting.

California: Fremont man shoots self after SWAT raid.

Oklahoma: A Lawton officer shot and injured a man Friday night after cops say the man tried to take the officer's gun away.

Montana: Police early Thanksgiving Day shot and killed a man who threatened them with a shotgun.

Canada: A coroner's jury says that all "front line" Toronto police should have electroshock guns, known as Tasers, which could have cut short a violent confrontation that ended in the death six years ago of Otto Vass.

Seattle: Ax-wielding man hospitalized after being shot by deputies on Maury Island.

Texas: Pinpoint precision. SWAT teams train together.

Ohio: SWAT Team practices tactics on west side.

Minnesota: Computer program helps police train in use-of-force situations.

Florida: Broward deputies win OK to carry semiautomatic rifles on patrol.

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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