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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: August 10, 2007

Washington: Tragedy results when cops let fellow cops drive drunk

Son's last memory of police officer father is gun he put to own head. Cop drank partly because of work -- then after retiring

Arizona: Phoenix police say Officer Cortez made no mistakes

Illinois: 2 teens, mom die, husband arrested. Police said the SWAT team, which showed up minutes later, helped secure the area, but waited several hours to take action while LaRia Cruz, a negotiator, attempted contact with the husband

Texas: Man killed by deputy 'heard voices in head'

Illinois: Victim's family outraged over Taser death. Rev. Jesse Jackson joins call for justice

California: Black Muslim Bakery squandered job-training money

Kansas: Wichita police say a security guard tasered a man who had been masturbating in the downtown Wichita library on Tuesday. The guard and a librarian say the man threatened them with a straight-edged knife

Pursuits that end in gunfire ... Training to make the transition

Florida: A police officer who crashed his car into a convenience store when his cowboy boot slipped off the brake said Wednesday he was embarrassed and not opposed to a new department ban on the smooth-soled footwear

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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