02/02/2006

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Mike Williams' 02.02.06 local cop news

Florida: Undercover officer accidentally shoots himself after suspects hit police car.

Houston: Off-duty police officer shoots would-be carjackers, killing 1 as they attempted to hijack her car in a northwest Harris County apartment complex Tuesday, police said.

North Carolina:
Boone man charged in 3-hour shootout in which K9 deputy was wounded.

Kansas City: Police say too soon to blame Taser for man's death.

Pennsylvania: A state police sharpshooter was justified in killing a Berlin man in an exchange of gunfire during a New Year’s Day standoff, Somerset County District Attorney Jerry Spangler ruled Monday.

Florida: Case of purloined police patrol cars leaves red faces. A brazen thief stole two marked police cruisers from officers' driveways this weekend and escaped with a computer, Taser, radar gun and loaded assault rifle, authorities said.

Florida: Police Shooting Suspect Remains In Critical Condition. Shot while struggling for officer’s gun.

Connecticut: Schools were locked down and several businesses were closed Monday as dozens of police officers searched the town for a possibly armed man accused of severely beating his wife.

Utah: Police Taser Man On Temple Grounds.

Canada: OPP use Taser to subdue man with big knife.

Texas: A federal judge this month granted a motion to dismiss Taser International Inc. from a civil lawsuit filed against it by the widow of a man who died after Amarillo police used a Taser to subdue him in 2003.

Kentucky: Officer going wrong way in fatal crash . Portland man's vehicle hit utility pole after collision.

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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