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Mike Williams' Local Cop News: August 21, 2007

North Carolina: Lincoln Co. man dead after SWAT standoff; wife in critical condition. Girl, 10, called authorities just before 7:30 a.m

Utah: SWAT team deputy shoots man after standoff.

California: The evolution of Stockton SWAT. Decades change, but dangers stay the same.

Tennessee: Germantown doctor shot by police.

Georgia: A joint board has been established to oversee the new Albany-Dougherty Metro SWAT unit.

Illinois: Standoff death ruled a suicide. Family's attorney says witnesses claim he was unarmed when shot.

National: Ammunition shortage squeezes police.

Alaska: Chief says shooting may be 'suicide by cop'. Browning says investigation finished in 3 days because 'it wasn't complicated'.

Canada: When should police shoot? Following the fatal police shooting of a man on Granville Street Monday, a Vancouver Sun reporter takes weapons training and finds lethal force a complex matter.

New York: Cops Taser machete-wielding suspect.

Hawaii: SWAT trains for school shooting.

California: Police to hold SWAT exercise at Rialto High School.

Florida: Saturday's editorial: Protect public from human time bombs.

Oregon: DA releases new details of shooting. Police officer killed man who grabbed stun gun.

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