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Mike Williams' 01.16.06 report

Florida: SWAT team response was by the textbook.

Virginia: Damages awarded in SWAT raid death. Jury finds officer grossly negligent in firing shotgun rounds that killed woman.

North Carolina: An investigation is over in Bunn after a 17-year-old high school student says she was wrongfully Tasered in the hallway.

Canada: Link between excited delirium, Taser deaths to be studied.

Houston: An uncooperative and combative inmate at the Harris County Jail died Friday after being shocked with a Taser, department official said.

Georgia: Law enforcement, advocacy groups debate Taser gun use.

North Carolina: Officers find safer weapon with Taser.

Florida: Sheriff stands by deputies in shooting.

Boston: Woman jailed for alleged false accusations against police officer.

New York DA: Reserve judgment on police shooting. Mollen to investigate use of force; city man shot in the back.

New Jersey: Siege at South River home follows shooting report.

Alabama: The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is investing a shooting of a drug suspect by special operations officers with the Montgomery Police Department.

Washington: An armed man holed up for hours in his pickup outside the emergency room of Providence Hospital in Everett was subdued early this morning when police shot him in the hip and thigh with a non-lethal gun.

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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