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Mike Williams' 08.24.06 local cop news

Virginia: Uniformed crowd attends visitation for slain Montgomery deputy. Gov. Kaine announces plans to attend funerals for victims of the escape and search that closed Virginia Tech and upended Blacksburg for 37 tumultuous hours.

Rhode Island: Taser used on man who died in R.I. police custody.

Pennsylvania: A gunman who robbed a Canonsburg pharmacy of prescription drugs Monday fatally shot himself when cornered by police, state troopers said.

New Jersey: SWAT team at airport too much.

Wisconsin: Bucher orders inquest into Taser case. Maker of device tells district attorney it worked normally.

Nebraska: A.G. reveals details in woman's fatal shooting.

Georgia: Deputy, inmate shot at Georgia courthouse.

Maryland: A 39-year-old Harford County sheriff's deputy was injured Tuesday in what police are calling an accidental shooting that occurred during a training exercise at the Broad Creek Boy Scout Reservation in the northern area of the county.

Indiana: A Fort Bend County Sheriff's sergeant shot two teens suspected of stealing a car and evading arrest early today, officials said.

Texas: A police officer accused of raping and beating a transsexual in his squad car is on trial in a federal court.

Arkansas: Police in Memphis have charged a friend of a dead West Memphis police officer with severely beating the lawman's wife and young son.

Pennsylvania: Cops kill driver who drove at officer.

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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