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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 02.25.08

Los Angeles: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants the new SWAT headquarters to be named for Officer Randy Simmons, who became the first SWAT officer to die in the line of duty during a Winnetka standoff earlier this month.

Dallas: Motorcycle officer killed in Hillary Clinton motorcade crash

Tennessee: Man used daughter as human shield against Taser

Tennessee: Pit bull attacks animal control officer

Oregon: In the wake of shootings at Northern Illinois University and Virginia Tech, administration and criminology students at Southern Oregon University engaged in drills Friday to learn the best way to get such a crisis under control fast.

Las Vegas: News helicopter no-fly zone in shooting arouses suspicion

Idaho: Teen dies in police shooting

Virginia: Too many questions surround police shooting

North Carolina: Suspect in deputy shooting used cruiser's lights, siren

Florida: Martin County's Sheriff suspended a deputy for using her taser against a fellow deputy, during what he called "childish horseplay."

California: Man Did Not Die From Taser. Man Walked Naked Outside Of Hotel Before Being Shocked By Taser

Oregon: Conference brings SWAT training. Officers from 15 agencies in state participate

Texas: Stafford policewoman stabbed in bowling-alley attack

California: Fresno Police Chief Calls Officer-Involved Shooting, "Disturbing

Arizona: Arpaio intervenes in standoff in Sun City  

Arizona: Driver swerved at cops before being shot

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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