04/19/2006

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Mike Williams' 04.19.06 local cop news

New York: Violence against police in the US is again on the rise.

Arizona: Bike ride honors fallen officers.

Arizona: A Mesa police sergeant who killed a suspect in a supermarket homicide last week had been recommended for discipline for his role in the 2003 shooting death of a mentally disabled woman.

Texas: Eight houses were evacuated in south Arlington early Monday during an eight-hour standoff between police and a man who had threatened to harm himself and others, police said.

Massachusetts: Police arrest man with gun walking on Interstate.

Texas: Man Dies after Incident Involving a Taser with Lubbock Police.

Indiana: Although Purdue Police have yet to use their Tasers on anyone, the devices have still defused many situations, said one Purdue Police officer.

Kentucky: Police Officer Posts Apology on Web.

Washington: Civilian body to oversee Sheriff's Office urged. Survey also backs inquiry into alleged deputy misconduct.

Boston: Police fired shots at a man who fled a traffic stop in a stolen sport utility vehicle, drove over a busy downtown sidewalk and then smashed into oncoming cars on one-way street Tuesday, police and witnesses said.

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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