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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 01.08.08

Georgia: Standoff suspect dead, 2 cops wounded

Ohio: Lima Police shoot woman, child in drug raid by tactical team. When they got inside, the tactical team was attacked by two pit bulls and at some point shots were fired.

Indiana: 10 year old Boy accidently shot dead by brother

North Carolina: SWAT to remain part-time job for now. A long standoff Monday night ended the year with close to 200 calls for Charlotte’s SWAT team. As the city continues to grow, some argue there’s a need for a full-time squad.

Georgia: Suwannee standoff suspect found dead.

Florida: Driver hospitalized after being shocked with Taser

Nevada: Police probe death of man involved in crashes, hit with Taser

Colorado: Fear of 'suicide by cop' in kidnapping. Suspect could be headed for Canada, California

South Carolina: Suspect killed after pointing rifle at deputies. 

New York: An armed suspect was shot dead by a plainclothes New York City police officer Saturday after the man aimed a loaded handgun at the officer during a foot chase through a quiet Rockaways neighborhood, authorities said.

Ohio: Taser use can be fatal, says expert. 'Excited delirium' said to occur in mentally ill people.

Tennessee: With more people carrying guns, self-defense killings on increase

Texas: Some Texas police agencies bolster efforts to help officers returning from Iraq. 

California: Mentally ill man dies after being shot by Santa Rosa police 

California: Tear gas brings end to standoff. Five men ditch car, run into mobile home, then yell obscenities at police

Tennessee: Stress, other factors contribute to cops shooting selves

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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