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Mike Williams' 03.30.07 local cop news

Virginia: Augusta County Sheriff’s deputies subdued a fired Grand Caverns employee Wednesday afternoon after he assaulted two park employees and wielded a loaded 12-gauge shotgun.

Florida: A SWAT team poured into an office building across from a just-robbed bank Tuesday after someone called the bank threatening to shoot people if a suspect arrested there wasn't released.

Washington: Police Chief backs her officer. Spokane's police chief is so confident that one of her officers acted appropriately in Saturday's fatal shooting of a man that she ordered the officer to issue a rarely used statement to investigators rather than submit to standard questioning, she said Wednesday.

Ohio: SWAT commander involved in standoff resigns.

California: Border Patrol agent kills border crosser with rifle.

Maryland: Robbery suspect killed, officer hurt in shootout.

South Dakota: Properly trained. Local law enforcement says protocol for training is strict and thorough.

Colorado: 911 tapes released in Colorado school shooting.

Illinois: Officers learns from SWAT. The line of police cars surrounding Rotolo Middle School on Tuesday morning drew the curiosity of on-lookers.

Texas: Police shooting ruled self defense. The suspect came at them with a 14 inch butcher knife they tried to disarm her with a bean-bag gun but that didn`t work. Then an officer slipped and fell on some ice and that`s when Morris moved threateningly toward him.

New Jersey: Maybe it was suicide.

Maryland: Deputy placed on leave for shooting of knife-wielding motorcyclist.

Arizona: Officers receive shooting scenario training.

Canada: Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is investigating a fatal shooting involving police in the city's west end, after responding to a 9-11 domestic disturbance call Wednesday morning.

Michigan: Police use Taser gun to stop suicide.

New York: Police officer shoots man at Brooklyn hospital during scuffle.


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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