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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: July 23, 2007

New York: Thousands gather for funeral of slain police officer

North Carolina: Man trains to be police officer in honor of slain uncle

Tennessee: Police shooting at drug bust leads to I-40 shutdown for probe. No one hurt after one shot fired into vehicle by Metro Nashville North Precinct detective

Ohio: Chief says suicide theory took time to prove, cites lack of `irrefutable proof' for delay in ruling on death of Vinson

California: 911 tape sheds light on Las Cruces shooting

California: Civil rights activists call for probe into fatal police shootin

California: An officer-involved shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy armed with a handgun in the South Robertson Boulevard area of Los Angeles this week, left residents shaken and renewed their concerns about violent crime in the Westside neighborhood

Oregon: Matthew Ryan Hastings ambushed four SWAT officers after they burst into a Cascade Park area house Wednesday, because they believed Hastings had just shot a hostage, according to a court document 

Vancouver Police Officer Recovering After Being Shot

Idaho: Shooting suspect killed by police

Georgia: More on SWAT team disbanding. SWAT Consensus reached. A city leader says that law enforcement heads have agreed on a way to resolve the ongoing SWAT debate

Texas: SWAT in the air: special enforcement units train at Forebay

Georgia: Knife suspect subdued with Taser. A Georgia police chief said one of his officers was moments from using deadly force against a knife-wielding man

Indiana: Muncie police training set today at school

Missouri: Schools set for police training. Armed intruder simulation held next week

Georgia: (Here’s one you won’t see coming out of California or D.C.) A Georgia family is upset with their local sheriff's office after a deputy shot and killed their pet pig

D.C.: After a profanity-laced altercation with a Capitol police officer -- during which he reached to touch the officer's nametag -- U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays Friday apologized for acting "in a way I know was not appropriate."


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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