Mike Williams' Local Cop News: August 31, 2007
South Carolina: Humble hero named nation's top police officer. Johnson attempted to confront a man suspected of shooting a woman, and the suspect turned the gun on the officer. Johnson, who was shot in the face and the abdomen, returned fire and killed the man.
Texas: A law enforcement training center headquartered at Texas State University-San Marcos is teaching active shooter response situations to police officers nationwide in record numbers, and that trend is expected to continue into the next fiscal year.
California: This Taser use justified despite fatal result.
North Carolina: Old houses blown up in SWAT training exercise.