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Mike Williams' 04.18.06 local cop news

California: The Eureka Police Department provided preliminary information Saturday about Friday’s fatal shooting by SWAT officers of Cheri Moore, a woman who brandished an orange flare gun at the window of her G Street apartment during a two-and-a-half-hour standoff with police.

Georgia: A Clayton County Police officer re-holstering his gun after a brief foot chase Sunday morning accidentally shot himself in the leg.

Minnesota: Police responded to a hostage situation in northeast Minneapolis Friday evening, as a man held a standoff in his home apparently holding his girlfriend hostage

South Carolina: A police officer wounded during last month's fatal downtown shooting should return to work to next month, Bennettsville Police Chief Larry McNeil said.

Wisconsin: Police shooting is third in two years in neighborhood.

Arizona: Trooper Larry Norman may have broken department radio policy during the shooting of Erin Hamley.

Washington: Use of force case splits deputies. Commander wanted him fired; others defend him.

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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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