Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 01.08.08
North Carolina: SWAT to remain part-time job for now. A long standoff Monday night ended the year with close to 200 calls for Charlotte’s SWAT team. As the city continues to grow, some argue there’s a need for a full-time squad.
South Carolina: Suspect killed after pointing rifle at deputies.
New York: An armed suspect was shot dead by a plainclothes New York City police officer Saturday after the man aimed a loaded handgun at the officer during a foot chase through a quiet Rockaways neighborhood, authorities said.