05/08/2006

Mike Williams, TeamOne NetworkLocal Cop News
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Mike Williams' 05.08.06 local cop news

Virginia: Officers saw no 'real danger'. 911 caller calm, didn't indicate man had gun, Chesterfield police say.

Officer had faced tragedy. 11-year police veteran needed a change after the death of his wife.

Ohio: Two rounds from police rifles killed an 18-year-old gunman who held police at bay Wednesday for three hours, the coroner said.

California: A 90-minute SWAT drill played out at the Orange County Fair & Exposition Center as local agencies practiced for what would happen if terrorists took control of a public bus.

Texas: Deputy indicted on child sex charge.

Georgia: Special Response Team ready to fight bad guys.

Arizona: Taser International Inc. said Friday a court dismissed a lawsuit involving two deputy sheriffs and held that the use of a Taser stun gun was reasonably needed to subdue a person who had assaulted the officers and resisted their efforts to arrest him. Taser said the court found that the proper use of a Taser device doesn't carry any serious risk of lasting injury to a person subjected to it.

Atlanta: Girl Tasered to stop school fight.

Texas: Police Train For School Shooting.

Los Angeles: Investigation of Robbery Leads to Police Shooting.

Georgia: Man charged in sister's fatal stabbing. The SWAT team was called to the scene after the suspect refused to come out of the apartment. The man was taken into custody about 1:20am after officers used a Taser on him.

Alabama: Choctaw Co. sheriff's deputy, man suffer burns in altercation.

Pennsylvania: School plays stage to disaster drama.

Wisconsin: Emergency Response Team trains for the worst.

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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