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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 12.1.07

Florida: Sheriff: 2 Deputies Made 'Fatal Mistake'. Two sheriff's deputies didn't follow procedure as they tried to stop a stolen vehicle and were struck and killed by a deputy in a patrol car chasing the suspects, the sheriff said Thursday.

New Hampshire: Hostages taken at Clinton campaign office

Colorado: Jeffco SWAT business shut down. An inquiry has been launched into a business started by four Jefferson County Regional SWAT members that offered to provide training to other law enforcement agencies.

New Jersey: Panel considers adding less-lethal force to NJ cops' arsenal 

South Dakota: Shooting of suicidal man justified, report says

California: Crossing the Thin Blue Line. Police expert slams OC Sheriff’s Department for ‘cowboy’ attitude and ‘fatal errors’ that led to a street execution

Minnesota: Chase ends with police shooting the assailant

Minnesota: In the know: Minneapolis police Lt. Huffman 'classless'

Minnesota: Could Deputy Kyle Olson have stopped a killer? Deputy Kyle Olson subdued an armed and desperate Steve Van Keuren without firing a shot. Now he wonders, what if?

Ohio: SWAT Team catches raid in video

Florida: Suspect fatally shot by deputy

Texas: Austin sergeant fired for fatal shooting. Olsen has said he shot after man appeared to be drawing weapon in June encounter.

Utah: Taser incident spawns threats on YouTube

Florida: SWAT team gets better protection with armored vehicle

New Jersey: The SWAT team scandal - from a Louisiana point-of-view

Michigan: Taking a closer look at K-9 police training

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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