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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 12.27.07

Florida: SWAT team makes arrest after suspect opens fire

Idaho: Police academy class slogan: 'Go out and cause' post-traumatic stress disorder.

Related: Police academy grads shame Idaho with slogan

California: Suspect in stolen LA Sheriff's patrol car shot in San Diego

California: Policy violations found in Gibson's arrest. The Sheriff's office of independent review found that a supervisor sought to censure Gibson's arrest report, which contained an anti-Semitic rant by the actor. That decision was overruled by a captain. L.A. County sheriff's deputies broke rules in handling the actor, but did not give Paris Hilton preferential treatment, report finds.

Virginia: Ex-military doctor puts tourniquets in clothes.

Georgia: Off-Duty Richmond County Sheriff's Deputy Shot At Nightclub

Atlanta: Policewoman in critical condition after being shot. She was hit after stepping outside at a Christmas party near Covington Highway

New Orleans: Clash over public housing closure. Protests precede council vote; sweeping change to city expected.

Maryland: Small explosions accompanied by the ringing of car alarms came from the recently vacated Broadstone Apartments in Gaithersburg on Thursday as police engaged in small explosives training to prepare for hostage-rescue, barricade and school shooting situations.

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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