Mike Williams' Local Cop News: 02.04.08
Chattanooga: Hamilton County Sheriff Billy Long arrested by FBI on federal corruption charges. U.S. Attorney Rus Dedrick said no other law enforcement officer was a suspect in the investigation, which he said is ongoing and could lead to additional charges.
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Georgia: Two off-duty officers from different police departments wounded each other in a gun fight in the middle of a road in an Atlanta suburb, authorities said.
New Orleans: Hundreds of officers, some from as far away as Colorado, turned out Friday along with New Orleans residents to mourn slain police officer Nicola Cotton -- whose violent death has shaken the city.
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California: A man who was convicted of theft and resigned from the Los Angeles Police Department was hired Friday night as the interim chief of the Maywood Police Department, an agency that has a reputation as a haven for misfit and criminal cops.