04/16/2007

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Mike Williams' 04.16.07 local cop news

Texas: Deadly end to chase, SWAT standoff.

Florida: SWAT team shoots suspected drug dealer.

Oklahoma: Man charged with murder in standoff in Oklahoma. Tulsa Police Officer Scott Walton can't confirm reports that some in the crowd began throwing rocks at police and even shooting. But a cameraman for a Tulsa television station (KOTV), says he was standing next to a vehicle that was hit by gunfire from the crowd.

Washington: Spokane police officer arrested in off-duty shooting.

New Jersey: Man fires at officer, kills self.

Arkansas: AD in the IHOP. Authorities say they have not completed an internal investigation into an April 2 incident  in which a deputy‚Äôs firearm apparently discharged accidentally at the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) restaurant in Benton.

Oklahoma: Arrest made in connection with robbery that led to fatal police shooting.

Arizona: A police standoff in northwest Phoenix ends with the suspect shooting at officers and then being shot by police.

North Dakota: West Dakota SWAT practice.

California: Taser task force votes in favor of weapon.

Texas: Inmates donate artwork to help police officer.

Virginia: Blackwater scraps Philippines center, hits snags in California.

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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