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Mike Williams' 09.13.06 local cop news

Washington: A 10-member blue-ribbon panel today called for independent oversight of the King County Sheriff's Office and sweeping reform of the department's internal culture to correct what it found were longstanding problems in accountability for officer misconduct and the handling of citizen complaints.

Tennessee: Memphis Police officer found dead in car trunk; Shelby County jailer charged.

Texas: State SWAT competition being held.

California: Police officer shoots man armed with scissors with Taser after chase.

Canada: A veteran Chatham-Kent police sergeant has been charged with assaulting a prisoner with a Taser.

Ohio: Police use Taser on father holding newborn hostage.

Alabama: Gadsden police say traffic stop death not fault of officer.

Atlanta: Finger-pointing in inmate's death. Fulton sheriff says jail met responsibilities.

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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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