01/29/2008

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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 01.29.08

New York: An off-duty Mount Vernon, N.Y., police officer was shot and killed in downtown White Plains on Friday evening after he pulled his gun on another man and was fired at by Westchester County police officers, the authorities said.  

Related: Shooting Highlights a Growing Gap in White Plains

Texas: A Precinct 6 deputy constable remains in critical condition following emergency surgeries to treat his injuries that resulted from multiple gunshot wounds  

Related: Suspect shot, killed after shooting deputy constable

Florida: Bullet proof vest saves officer's life in shootout 

Related: Officer in Serious Condition after Fatal Shooting near Regency Square Mall

California: Tracy SWAT member injured in training. Officer struck during a team exercise, police say

Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Police gets security upgrade with SWAT team

Arizona: Proposed bill OKs guns in schools. Proposal would allow permit holders to carry

California: Santa Monica police redesign beat method. Under the 'Andy Griffith' approach, officers are assigned to specific areas to foster better community relations.

Florida: Police shot and killed a pit bull that charged at them and was otherwise aggressive, possibly because of a female dog in heat at its home, a Hollywood police spokesman said Monday.

Maryland: Deputies investigate shooting involving police officer

California: Man in critical condition after police shooting

Texas: Deputy Constable critically wounded, suspect killed in shootout

Mississippi: Deputy shoots knife-wielding suspect

California: As former Orange County Sheriff Michael S. Carona prepares for trial on criminal charges that he sold access to his office for cash, favors and gifts, he has retained the best lawyers money can buy.

Seattle: Man shot, killed by police officer

Washington: Two Lacey police officers who rescued an occupant of a burning apartment in June were among recipients of 11 police awards honoring accomplishments during the past year at a ceremony in the City Council chambers 

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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