02/28/2007

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Mike Williams' 02.28.07 local cop news

Texas: One dead, officer wounded in home invasion call: Shooting marks similar anniversary for cop injured on duty. Shot in the hand, knee and abdomen, Officer Rolando Trujillo is recovering at a local hospital in a strange twist to an anniversary he’d probably like to forget.

Arkansas: State Police to pay $1 million in Hamley shooting. Agency admits no wrongdoing; family agrees not to sue.

Washington: Off-duty officer shoots man who stole his truck.

North Carolina: Horry County Police officer shoots suspect after 2nd officer stabbed.

Kentucky : Man accused of trying to kill Louisville police officer. Shot reportedly fired during chase.

Georgia : For the first time, a new observation team is investigating a police shooting in DeKalb County. It happened late Saturday in the parking lot of a club on Buford Highway.

D.C.: Supreme Court hears Georgia chase case.

Massachusetts : Police used a gun that fires bean bags to disarm a man they say was waving a knife and yelling "shoot me" yesterday morning on Main Street.

California : Arrest made after police tear gas holed-up suspect for hours.

California: A resident organization that monitors police behavior says it now shoulders the burden of being the only public civilian check on police force after a judge stopped a city commission from holding public hearings two weeks ago.

Indiana : Police get high-tech training help. Officers prepare for life-or-death situations.

Texas : Arlington police officer opens fire during arrest; Dallas police to investigate.

New York : Off-duty officer thwarts robbery attempt.

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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