01/07/2008

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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 01.07.08

North Carolina: Deputy shot while serving warrant.

Kentucky: Deputy Takes Cover, Shoots Suspect. Investigators say 26-year-old Deputy Brian Maines faced possible death at the hands of an armed man.

UK: Man with knife stabs police officer in head  

Related: Shot officer speaks of pub raid. Pc Johnson said she joined the force to help people . A police officer has spoken about the moment she was shot in the leg in a raid at a pub on New Year's Eve.

Mississippi: Deputy admits to shooting himself twice.

California:A defense lawyer has asked a judge to declare whether he committed a crime when he subjected a client to repeated zaps from a 50,000-volt Taser stun gun.

Canada: Taser death parody video outrages Canada

Seattle: It's simple... don't run from cops kenschram@komo4news.com

Nashville: Two fleeing robbery suspects were captured on the grounds of the Police Training Academy Thursday afternoon.

Ohio: Charges against Tasered woman dropped. Ohio woman was cuffed, hit with stun gun repeatedly; officer under investigation.

Texas: Dallas DA to review possible police misconduct against singer Steve Holy

Canada: The 14-year-old daughter and stepdaughter of two veteran Toronto police officers was stabbed multiple times and left to die on a sidewalk near her east Toronto home in what police believe was a twisted plot allegedly hatched by another teenaged girl.

Indiana: Elkhart Police officer shoots suspect during struggle.

West Virginia: Firefighters, police officer save family from burning home.

Mississippi: A police pursuit in Ridgeland Wednesday night ended violently in the middle of South Wheatley Street when officers shot and killed the driver of a stolen truck.

Seattle: Police Dogs - Friends and Heroes.

Chicago: (Uh, can you say “common sense” and “personal responsibility???) The family of a man authorities say was electrocuted when he stepped on a downed power line early New Year's Day is wondering how that happened when two Chicago Police officers were assigned to steer people clear of the danger.

Canada: Durham cops Taser disturbed teen alleged to be threatening himself and others.

Los Angeles: Radio ad targets LAPD disclosure rule. Union hopes to get the public on its side against a plan to force some officers to reveal their personal finances. 

Philadelphia: For the second year in a row, city officials are being asked how police officers responding to celebratory New Year's Eve gunfire ended up shooting innocent bystanders.

Blue Angels solo fly by (Video)

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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