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Criminal Justice News Summary 05-02-12

Massachusetts: With Green Beret Tactics, Combating Gang Warfare http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/01/us/springfield-mass-fights-crime-using-green-beret-tactics.html?_r=1&ref=world&pagewanted=all

Washington: Glimpse of Wash. bunker: Candy, beans and blood http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2018110495_apusfugitiveinthewoods1stldwritethru.html

National: The electrical shock delivered to the chest by a Taser can lead to cardiac arrest and sudden death, according to a new study, although it is unknown how frequently such deaths occur. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/01/health/research/taser-shot-to-the-chest-can-kill-a-study-warns.html?_r=1

Chicago: Officers kill 1, wound 2 after burglars crash through steel door http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-police-shoot-several-offenders-in-little-village-20120430,0,1683635.story

Minnesota: Apple Valley police shooting: Suspect, identified by family, dies at hospital http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_20513964/apple-valley-police-shooting-suspect-dies-at-hospital?source=most_viewed

Florida: An off-duty Collier County Sheriff's deputy was involved in a shooting around 6:45 a.m. Sunday morning at his home http://www.abc-7.com/story/17943781/deputy-involved-shooting-under-investigation

Texas: Teen Critical After School Police Shooting During Break-In Investigation http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/01/texas-teen-critical-after_0_n_1467221.html

Tennessee: An incident report released Monday by the Anderson County Sheriff's Department recounts the final minutes leading up to the deaths of two Indiana lovers in a shootout with deputies. http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2012/may/01/anderson-sheriff-releases-names-of-deputies-in/

California: 'Overwhelming military-type response': Report criticizes Oakland police handling of Occupy protests http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/01/11482075-overwhelming-military-type-response-report-criticizes-oakland-police-handling-of-occupy-protests