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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 03.04.08

California: Taser shot cleared in death of driver. A bad heart, meth use and poor choices killed Richard Earl Abston -- not a Taser. 

Tennessee: SWAT team members responded to two incidents, moments apart, Saturday afternoon in Chattanooga.

Vermont: Teen held on bail of $150,000 Police use Taser to subdue suspect. A teenager was jailed Friday after what police describe as a drug-induced frenzy Thursday in which he allegedly attempted to cut a man's throat, causing injury to two people.

Ohio: Black leaders expressed doubts Saturday about a special prosecutor’s ability to look at a recent police shooting case with an objective eye and criticized a column written by Mayor David Berger two weeks ago.

Arizona: Restaurant manager fired in flap with lawmen. Derided deputies on arrest of migrants

North Carolina: A man accused of trying to rob a south Charlotte dollar store was injured Sunday night after a struggle with police that resulted in gunfire.  

Related: Police, robbery suspect trade fire

North Carolina: A 32-year-old man was arrested after an N.C. Highway Patrol trooper found equipment in his car similar to those used by law enforcement officers.

If you start to feel sorry for yourself watch this. It is a little bit lengthy, but I strongly encourage you to watch. It will be worth it. 

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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