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Mike Williams' 08.07.06 local cop news

Georgia: Gwinnett officer to appear before grand jury in shooting.

Los Angeles: Outspoken LAPD critic a gang backer, police say. Prolific complaint filer denies the allegation. In unusual move, officers seek remedy in court.

Washington: An off-duty Shelton police officer was wounded by a bullet from his service pistol Sunday morning as he tried to prevent his wife from shooting herself with it, the Thurston County Sheriff's Office said.

Alabama: Police pursuit ends with man shooting self.

Colorado: Task force investigates Taser death.

Florida: SWAT team finds man dead after domestic dispute in Hillsboro Beach.

Texas: Lacking fitness standards, conditioning is a concern for officers as they age.

Florida: School resource officers train with Taser guns.

California: A police officer faces felony assault charges after a colleague reported that he put his service gun to the head of a 20-year-old man in an effort to elicit information about an automobile theft, the Daly City Police Department reported.

California: Support grows for injured officer.

Florida: Gun-wielding man shot by Palm Springs police officer.

Maine: Officer shot accidentally at camp.

California: Student injured by gunfire at beauty college. Police: Gun discharged accidentally.

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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