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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: July 18, 2007

New York: Police shooting suspects are arraigned again, this time for murder. Will not face death penalty

Florida:.One man dead after Riverview SWAT situation

Chicago: A young Chicago police officer was sentenced last week to 5 years in prison for defending himself against an attack by two large, drunken men, even though he testified that he repeatedly tried avoiding a fight

Georgia: Albany's Police Chief James Younger refused to answer our questions last Friday about the mass resignations of the SWAT team. He said the resignations were "unfortunate"

Texas: Police say a Dallas officer was shot by a woman with his own Taser late Sunday in a bathroom at his Mountain Creek home while he was on duty

Texas:. Deputy shoots man who refuses to drop gun

Georgia: Records show frequent firings of Taser; Fulton deputy's weapon used more than 30 times in seven months

Denver:. Taser use since 2003

Washington: This cutting-edge Ball Camera has a rubber casing that is a camera equipped with audio capability. That means police can see and also hear what suspects are saying. This $4,500 ball belongs to the Benton County Regional SWAT Team

California:. Ram Tasered after wandering into city

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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