03/29/2007

Mike Williams, TeamOne NetworkLocal Cop News
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Mike Williams' 03.29.07 local cop news

New York: Officer shot in ankle in Brooklyn.

Florida: Judge pulls pistol in court. A scuffle below his bench was out of sight, so he grabbed his gun as a precaution.

Pennsylvania: Sollman's widow sues Easton. Court filing describes officer who fired fatal shot as reckless. The suit describes the SWAT team as ''an elite group accountable only to itself,'' that when criticized by the public for wearing Nazi-like pins that said ''Eine fuer Alles'' or ''one for all,'' had the logo with a wolf head tattooed on their bodies.

Canada: City police officer kills knife-wielding man. Armed man attacks residents of building.

Massachusetts: Police continue manhunt for suspected bank robber; unknown whether anyone is being held hostage.

Arizona: Papers contradict agent over killing.

Ohio: Council woman lashes out over latest police shooting.

Minnesota: Sheriff: Trooper justified in St. Patrick's Day shooting.

Florida: A Bradenton Police Department sergeant who officials say accidentally shot a high-power rifle outside an apartment building is under investigation.

Maryland: Police get a dose of reality in visit to 'scenario village'. Academy effort puts officers in complex situations to solve.

Illinois: St. Clair County and officer sued for using Taser on 11-year-old.

New Jersey: Police officer indicted in shooting of tribe member.

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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