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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 1.4.08

Minnesota: New Year’s crash kills Ramsey County deputy’s wife.

Related: Wrong-way driver has life of ups and downs. Beth Rhodes, 23, remained in critical condition after the New Year's Day collision that killed the wife of a Ramsey County deputy.

Related: Ramsey County deputy's last words to dying wife: Goodbye. After a wrong-way driver smashed into his squad car early New Year's Day, a Ramsey County deputy had time for last words to his spouse of 20 years

Missouri: Festus police chaplain shoots brother-in-law after prank.

Missouri: A St. Louis County judge plans to investigate allegations of juror misconduct that could lead to a third trial for Kevin Johnson, who was convicted in November in the murder of Kirkwood police Sgt. William McEntee.

New York: The man who was fatally shot by two New York City police officers on Tuesday night when he aimed a silver revolver at them was a fugitive suspected of shooting an officer in Cobb County Georgia in 2005, police officials said Wednesday.

D.C.: A prisoner serving a life sentence overpowered four guards at Laurel Regional Hospital yesterday, then went on a rampage, shooting a motorist, stealing vehicles and taking hostages before being killed in a shootout with police.

Washington: Woman Tasered on I-90 after charging at state trooper.

U.S. – Mexican border: Border agents assaulted at 'unprecedented' rate. 

Maryland: Connections revealed between high rate of police crashes and lack of training.

Australia: Police union calls for greater Taser access.

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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