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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 01.21.08

Florida: Deputies arrest 3rd suspect in Daytona officer shooting

Tennessee: Pit bull attacks 5 year-old walking home from school with friends: Police shoot dog

Georgia: Police officer pulls family from fire

Connecticut: Fairfield cops take high-tech aim

Colorado: A Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy reportedly shot and killed a man following a confrontation in Boulder early Saturday morning. 

Florida: Running routine for SWAT team 

Ohio: A Lucas County Sheriff firearms review board has decided that Sgt. Ephron Linzy, who shot out the tires of the suspect's allegedly stolen car Jan. 9, might need to go back to firearms class.

Massachusetts: A 27-year-old Gloucester man required hospital treatment after he was attacked by a pit bull that stalked him on Foster Street, according to police.

Maryland: Laurel police still sold on Tasers

Michigan: Suspect in Detroit police shooting found dead in Clinton Township apartment 

Ohio: Attorney General Marc Dann came to town yesterday to assure Lima residents that his office would do a thorough and unbiased investigation into the fatal shooting of a local woman by a Lima police officer. 

North Dakota: North Dakota Supreme Court Upholds Stopping Out of State Motorists. A North Dakota Supreme Court ruling authorizes police to stop anyone displaying a temporary registration from another state.

South Carolina: SLED investigates police shooting

Kansas: New type of extinguisher helps police officers fight car fires. Now police in Lenexa, where last summer three fatal accidents ended in flames, are acquiring extinguishers that they hope will be more effective. They are the same kind used at races such as the Indianapolis 500.

SWAT: Growing or Fading?

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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