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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 03.03.08

New Jersey: Hoboken SWAT Team: We Were Forced To Go To Hooters. Disgraced Officers Say Embarrassing Photos Are Superior's Fault

Related: A police lieutenant in charge of the SWAT team here who has been at the center of a widening scandal has been accused of improprieties in connection with his involvement with several Hooters waitresses, his lawyer said on Friday.

Related: Several members of the now disbanded SWAT team are facing disciplinary actions. This comes after racy pictures surfaced of officers on a trip.

Arizona: Man dead, 2 deputies hospitalized after shooting

Los Angeles: SWAT officers to run L.A. Marathon in tribute to Simmons. Simmons' 15-year-old son, Matt, will run the final 1.2 miles with the officers.

California: Ex-insurance commissioner shoots suspect

New York: Museum exhibit in Brooklyn on police shootings draws fire from police union

UK: Bobbies will be taught sharia law and the Koran in 'secret' plan to counter terror at local level

New York: Commander Testifies He Felt ‘Under Fire’ Outside Nightclub

Arizona: Cop in killing has awards, other shootings

Oklahoma: Death of Tasered inmate evaluated

Ohio: Naked Man Tried To Steal Officer's Taser

Arizona: Mesa Officer of the Year made 250-plus arrests

Canada: Police approve assault rifles to replace shotguns

Texas: The Edcouch police chief was arrested Friday on a deadly conduct charge for shooting at his wife's ex-husband in a long-running dispute, authorities said.

Virginia: Don't judge the University of Mary Washington's police department by its size. The 10-officer squad recently received three M4 semiautomatic rifles, weapons primarily owned by larger colleges.

Georgia: A police spokesman says authorities have charged the 17-year-old son of a sheriff's deputy with killing her and his two sisters.

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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