09/26/2007

Mike Williams, TeamOne NetworkLocal Cop News
with Mike Williams, TeamOne Network

Mike Williams' Local Cop News: September 26, 2007

Ohio: The Ohio University police department has formed its first SWAT team trained to respond to specialized emergencies on campus.

Illinois: Rockford shooting posted on internet; police use video as evidence.

Missouri: Officer shoots delivery driver.

Texas: Man shot two others, as well as police officer.

Georgia: County employees who serve on the Albany-Dougherty metro SWAT team may get additional pay. For years, members of the SWAT team from the Sheriff's office or Dougherty County police department have served without compensation.

Mississippi: Funeral services set for man shot after traffic stop. An officer with the Jackson Police Department arrived to take Bradley into custody. Magee said he did not know how the exchange with the JPD officer occurred or whether Bradley was wearing handcuffs when he was turned over to the officer. JPD Chief Shirlene Anderson said Bradley and the officer got into an "altercation, and the officer used deadly force."

Chicago: Maywood drug-bust shooting death investigated.

California: Dead man's relatives call for prosecution of Oakland police sergeant.

North Dakota: Tasers a godsend for law enforcement.

Connecticut: Naked man not fazed by Taser.

South Carolina: Learning respect for Taser.

South Carolina: Bolster police training in S.C.

UK: No training? And for that a little boy had to die?

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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