Mike Williams' 06.22.06 local cop news
Detroit: Drug case reinforces SWAT syndrome.
Connecticut: Standoff victim's brother praises police.
Connecticut: Man In Motel Standoff Taken Into Police Custody. The man who began a 9½-hour standoff with police at the Sandpiper Motor Inn Sunday was arrested Monday evening after being released from a hospital. It was the second extended standoff he had held with police in six weeks.
Arizona: A Tucson police officer who fatally shot a man on the South Side in February has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the department, according to documents released Wednesday. It was the second time that Officer Jeff Stover had shot a person dead in a five-month period and has been deemed justified. (Is the paper keeping score? Do they think he’s trying to bag his limit this year or something?)
Massachusetts: Suspect hit with Taser for second time.
Canada: While investigating a report of a stolen van, a Toronto police constable shot the 15-year-old driver to death as the vehicle bore down on his partner just before dawn today, police sources said.
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