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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: August 21, 2007

North Carolina: Lincoln Co. man dead after SWAT standoff; wife in critical condition. Girl, 10, called authorities just before 7:30 a.m

Utah: SWAT team deputy shoots man after standoff.

California: The evolution of Stockton SWAT. Decades change, but dangers stay the same.

Tennessee: Germantown doctor shot by police.

Georgia: A joint board has been established to oversee the new Albany-Dougherty Metro SWAT unit.

Illinois: Standoff death ruled a suicide. Family's attorney says witnesses claim he was unarmed when shot.

National: Ammunition shortage squeezes police.

Alaska: Chief says shooting may be 'suicide by cop'. Browning says investigation finished in 3 days because 'it wasn't complicated'.

Canada: When should police shoot? Following the fatal police shooting of a man on Granville Street Monday, a Vancouver Sun reporter takes weapons training and finds lethal force a complex matter.

New York: Cops Taser machete-wielding suspect.

Hawaii: SWAT trains for school shooting.

California: Police to hold SWAT exercise at Rialto High School.

Florida: Saturday's editorial: Protect public from human time bombs.

Oregon: DA releases new details of shooting. Police officer killed man who grabbed stun gun.

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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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