05/05/2006

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Mike Williams' 05.05.06 local cop news

Virginia: One police officer was fatally shot and another seriously injured during a shootout with a man who was also killed.

New York: A city man tried to stab a police officer who approached his car to break up an apparent drug deal, police said.

Los Angeles: Six more names added to L.A. police memorial wall.

Ohio: Gunman Killed During Standoff With Lakewood Police. 5 Nearby Schools Locked Down During Standoff. #

Ohio: SWAT team nabs patient. Man locks self in room of hospital, police say.

California: SWAT teams train for terrorists on public transit. Personnel from 80 agencies staged mock drill for anthrax threat on public bus system.

Utah: SWAT team finds Ogden man dead in home.

Florida: The Medical Examiner Office says a prisoner’s death after a hospital struggle with police was a homicide but not necessarily a murder. But the statement added: "The term homicide does not imply murder. ... Based on witness statements, there is no reason to believe that there was any intent to use deadly force."

Florida: New Taser charges rebuked. Sheriff's Office says deputy's actions justified in 2004 incident.

Michigan: Details on Report from Deputy Shooting/Racial Allegations.

Chicago: A Chicago Police officer who was struck by a vehicle and seriously wounded late Wednesday on the West Side shot and killed the driver of the car that ran him over.

Florida: "Where do you fight a police officer?"

New York: 2 cops dragged in traffic bust. Scary scene ends with crash 2 hurt officers.

Texas: A police officer responding to a 911 call early Wednesday shot and killed a pit bull that had attacked its owner and the owner's brother.

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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