Mike Williams' 12.21.06 local cop news
Chattanooga: Freeman Cooper confirmed as chief.
New York: The NYPD should look hard at what needs to be changed so that what happened to Sean Bell never recurs. But changing the weapons cops carry should not be one of those changes. The semiautomatics cops use, in fact, are part of the solution - not part of the problem.
Baltimore: Officer fatally shoots stabbing suspect.
Pennsylvania: Tear gas used to end 9-hour standoff.
New Mexico: Wounded officer, bold citizens honored.
Minnesota: Fake firearms targeted in St. Paul.
Chicago: Mashed-potato wrestling draws cops.