02/15/2008

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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 02.15.08

Michigan: Grand Rapids PD officer fired following investigation into shooting

Rhode Island: Pawtucket police officers shoot man after responding to an “emotionally disturbed individual with a knife.” The police said Swift brandished a “Samurai-style” sword and struggled with officers.

New Jersey: Cops kill man during stabbing: Prosecutor says Iraq veteran was attacking stepfather with knife

California: Unnecessary SWAT raids put all parties at risk

California: Fundraiser in L.A. for slain SWAT officer

Utah: Police shoot robbery suspect they say was firing AK-47. Man in serious condition; brother says he was on drugs, wanted attention

Seattle: The Strong Arm of the Law: Firm gets millions to defend cops. Private practice lawyers get call when city or its officers are in trouble

Virginia: A $10.35 million lawsuit filed against a Waynesboro police officer by the husband of a former animal control officer in the same department has been settled, court records show.

Nevada: Questions Surround “Ice Cream Truck” Officer-Involved Shooting

Arizona: Tucson police officer's car strikes and kills pedestrian

Arizona: Navy SEAL falls to his death during training exercise

Georgia: Duluth cop admits drinking before shooting another cop

New Jersey: Less-lethal weapons endorsed for police

California: Retired LAPD officer, paralyzed by bullet, gives birth to boy

North Dakota: Robot Played Role in Ending Standoff

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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