Mike Williams' Local Cop News: July 23, 2007
North Carolina: Man trains to be police officer in honor of slain uncle
California: 911 tape sheds light on Las Cruces shooting
California: An officer-involved shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy armed with a handgun in the South Robertson Boulevard area of Los Angeles this week, left residents shaken and renewed their concerns about violent crime in the Westside neighborhood
Oregon: Matthew Ryan Hastings ambushed four SWAT officers after they burst into a Cascade Park area house Wednesday, because they believed Hastings had just shot a hostage, according to a court document
D.C.: After a profanity-laced altercation with a Capitol police officer -- during which he reached to touch the officer's nametag -- U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays Friday apologized for acting "in a way I know was not appropriate."