02/07/2006

Mike Williams, TeamOne NetworkLocal Cop News
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Mike Williams' 02.07.06 local cop news

Virginia: Training focuses on thinking process. During mandatory sessions on use of force, officers are asked to use common sense.

Texas: SWAT team fatally shoots car theft suspect.

New York: The Heroes Of 9/11 Are Getting Sick.

Alabama: Tactical Response Unit (TRU) tapped for SWAT world championship.

West Virginia: SUNDAY PROFILE: Greg Bishop. Trooper uses father’s advice: ‘Do your best,’ day after day.

Indiana: A community came together on Saturday in Gary, Ind., to demand justice for a teenager killed by a police officer there.

Pennsylvania: Man slain in fight with city officer.

Illinois: A Rockford police officer shot and killed a 26-year-old man Sunday night.

San Francisco: While the San Francisco Police Department has a small group of violence-prone officers who are responsible for most of the use-of-force complaints filed against the department, it repeatedly fails to identify them and get them off the streets, according to a newspaper’s investigation.

Arizona: PD OKs risky chase maneuver. Police here among few in state to use PIT stop.

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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