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Mike Williams' 08.21.06 local cop news

Nevada: A motorist killed in what authorities describe as a pre-dawn Thursday shootout with a Mineral County sheriff's deputy on U.S. 95 just north of Hawthorne has been identified as Leon James Buck, 43, of Fallon.

California: Teen's friend puzzled by his actions before shooting by police.

Washington: Citing the "political climate" of the local sheriff's race, Kitsap County Prosecutor Russ Hauge is referring the investigation of a sheriff's deputy who shot a man out of a tree to the state's attorney general's office.

New York: NYPD officer involved in gun battle after shots ring out in the Bronx.

Chicago: Officer struck by own squad car. Empty car accidentally backed into him when not parked.

Florida: A 25-year-old man was shot and killed by a Tallahassee police officer about 4:15 a.m. today, officials said.

New York: A Nassau County police officer shot out a tire of a fleeing car that held a gunman and an abducted Elmont woman yesterday morning, police said.

New York: A firefighter who saw his ex-girlfriend in a police officer's car beat the officer so badly he suffered a brain hemorrhage, prosecutors said Thursday.

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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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