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Mike Williams' 01.22.06 local cop news

Arizona: Six to eight men wearing bulletproof vests and carrying automatic weapons approached four National Guard soldiers manning an observation post on the border southwest of Tucson on Jan. 3, according to new reports by the National Guard Bureau and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

New York: A group of people enraged by a car accident attacked two off-duty police officers Saturday, beating one so severely he wound up hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

Ohio: Dayton police arrest suspect after shot fired at an officer.

Nashville: An organization is helping a Metro police officer regain some of her life's basic needs.

New York: A Suffolk police officer unknowingly shot a 15-year-old boy in the wrist early yesterday during a struggle following a car pursuit, police said.

California: SWAT team training gets intense.

Philadelphia: Officers fatally shoot 16-year-old who pointed shotgun.

Alabama: Birmingham officer on leave during probe of fatal shooting.

Alabama: Bank robbed, police Taser the wrong guy. Cops plan to arrest him anyway; say he was belligerent.

Florida: A police officer has been reassigned to front-desk duty after drawing cheers and jeers for saving a homeless woman's shopping cart filled with her belongings.

South Carolina: Myrtle Beach police officer saves choking 2-year-old.

Detroit: An officer who is married to another Detroit cop  dies from self-inflicted wound.

Louisiana: Shreveport police officer's gun believed used in suicide.

Houston: Bribery sting snares officer. One of Houston PD's most highly paid veterans accused of taking cash in traffic stop.

Louisiana: Police horses hoof through Carnival crowd-control training.

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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