Entries in Mike Williams (621)

Wednesday
May252011

Criminal Justice News Summary 05-20-11

Arizona: Both sides in SWAT shooting case come out swinging http://www.kold.com/story/14681999/both-sides-in-swat-shooting-case-come-out-swinging 

Oakland: 2 men shot, killed before crime http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_18094871?nclick_check=1

South Dakota: Turner Co. Sheriff talks dangers of the job http://www.ksfy.com/story/14682091/turner-co-sheriff-talks-dangers-of-the-job

Florida:  Deputy Mike Braswell Receives National Honor at White House http://www.theledger.com/article/20110519/NEWS/110519303/1001/BUSINESS?Title=Deputy-Mike-Braswell-Receives-National-Honor-at-White-House-

Nevada: Las Vegas court security officers recognized for heroism http://www.lvrj.com/news/las-vegas-court-security-officers-recognized-for-heroism-122263183.html\

Washington: 18-year-old Shot and Killed by Yakima SWAT Team http://www.kapptv.com/article/2011/may/19/update-18-year-old-shot-and-killed-yakima-swat-tea/

Oregon: Deadly Serious: C.O. SWAT Team Drills For Trouble No Games In Training for Crisis Situations; Sneak Peek http://www.ktvz.com/news/27946195/detail.html

South Carolina: Caught on Tape: Suspect Steals Police Car, Crashes Into Truck http://www.wltx.com/news/article/137258/2/Caught-on-Tape-Suspect-Steals-Police-Car-Crashes-Into-Truck

Texas: SWAT officer fired, six others disciplined in aftermath of party . Officer Michael Hamilton was fired after DWI charge; other officers suspended http://www.statesman.com/news/local/swat-officer-fired-six-others-disciplined-in-aftermath-1486473.html

New Mexico: Deputy's Death Suspected Suicide http://www.riograndesun.com/articles/2011/05/18/news/doc4dd3f1f5a14a4714059669.txt

Monday
May232011

Criminal Justice News Summary 05-19-11

Arizona: (This department/Team is taking a BEATING in the press on this one) Raw video: Sheriff's Office interview on fatal SWAT raid http://www.kgun9.com/story/14643812/this-case-involves-a-narcotics-conspiracy-case-which-means-that-we-are-looking-for-a-lot-of-different-narcotics-related-material-that-can-be-drug Drug Warriors Gun Down Young Father http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-peron/jose-guerena_b_863278.html Pima Co. Sheriff blasts media questions concerning SWAT shooting http://www.kgun9.com/story/14670430/pima-co-sheriff-blasts-media-questions-about-swat-shooting

Iowa: Police Taser man allegedly trying to cut his own throat http://www.siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_6b8e0ca6-81a9-11e0-bd07-001cc4c03286.html

Alabama: Deputy, suspect in checkpoint incident identified. Suspect shot by officers and hospitalized http://www2.dothaneagle.com/news/2011/may/17/10/houston-county-sheriffs-deputy-injured-ar-1855402/

Michigan: Metro Detroit Doctor Joins SWAT Team http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpp/health/seen_on_tv/metro-detroit-doctor-christopher-wistrom-joins-swat-team-20110517-wpms  

Kentucky: Officer who shot armed man while serving search warrant followed proper procedure http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20110517/NEWS01/305170069/Police-Officer-who-shot-armed-man-while-serving-search-warrant-followed-proper-procedure?odyssey=tab%7Cmostpopular%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

Ohio: Deputy's widow supports alert system to catch cop killers http://www.zanesvilletimesrecorder.com/article/20110519/NEWS01/105190309

Thursday
May192011

Criminal Justice News Summary 05-18-11

Las Vegas: Metro officers being trained to handle "excited delirium" http://www.mynews3.com/story.php?id=43276&n=5035

Arizona: SWAT officers' 71 gunshots require an explanation  Pima County Sheriff's Dept won't release more info on fatal SWAT team shooting at Tucson home http://azstarnet.com/news/opinion/article_c74d45b2-309f-52cb-a4a6-dd219f43c3fb.html http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/7be8eb9f865147879a1b5dd294469c76/AZ--Tucson-SWAT-Shooting/ Drexel Heights Fire releases 911 call in SWAT shooting case. http://www.fox11az.com/news/local/SWAT-shooting-calls-122062434.html

South Dakota: Police shock man who reaches for  officer’s Taser http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/news/article_aebb206e-80ae-11e0-949f-001cc4c002e0.html

South Carolina: Officer Talks About Being Shot in the Line of Duty http://www.wltx.com/news/article/137035/2/Officer-Talks-About-Being-Shot-in-the-Line-of-Duty

Alabama: For many officers, it's a family thing http://www.timesdaily.com/article/20110518/NEWS/110519800/1011/NEWS?Title=For-many-officers-it-s-a-family-thing

New York: A uniformed NYPD cop angry over his girlfriend's Facebook postings -- and scared she'd leave him -- fatally shot himself right in front of the woman on a Manhattan street yesterday, police said. http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/cop_blows_brains_out_on_street_U7SnKM95w0jxxWqnHyk2PJ#ixzz1MiCBQZui

Maine: Worn-out weapons putting troopers at risk, lawmakers told http://new.bangordailynews.com/2011/05/17/politics/worn-out-weapons-putting-troopers-at-risk-lawmakers-told/

California: Suspect shot by deputies is in critical condition. Man accused of firing arrow at patrol car http://www.redding.com/news/2011/may/16/suspect-shot-by-deputies-is-in-critical/

New York: Police Kill Man in Confrontation on Staten Island http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/police-kill-man-in-confrontation-on-staten-island/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Kentucky: Louisville Metro Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Shively that happened while a search warrant was being served during a drug investigation http://www.wave3.com/story/14656584/metro-officer-involved-in-shooting

New Jersey: Police arrested an enraged man early Tuesday morning after he allegedly attacked the West Trenton District police station and two police vehicles, breaking windows with rocks. http://www.trentonian.com/articles/2011/05/17/news/doc4dd26d3782004580273633.txt

Wednesday
May182011

Criminal Justice News Summary 05-17-11

Arizona: Marine Survives Two Tours in Iraq, SWAT Kills Him http://reason.com/blog/2011/05/16/marine-survives-two-tours-in-i 911 tapes released in deadly SWAT shooting http://www.kgun9.com/story/14657011/911-tapes-released-in-deadly-swat-shooting

Florida: A Hero’s Tale – Inside A Deadly Police Shootout  http://miami.cbslocal.com/2011/05/16/i-team-a-hero’s-tale-inside-a-deadly-police-shootout/

Connecticut: NAACP Reveals Findings In Waterbury Taser Death. 26-Year-Old Waterbury Man Died In Taser Incident http://www.wfsb.com/news/27911356/detail.html

Canada: Mounties using their heads to test video cameras that record clashes http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5gpCdlw2Zm1J0zH3o-TRaDP5geIKg?docId=6866588

Michigan: Oxford Village officer resigns after shooting dispatcher with Taser http://www.freep.com/article/20110516/NEWS03/110516016/Oxford-Village-officer-resigns-after-shooting-dispatcher-Taser

California: Long Beach Police Shoot 'Uncooperative' Domestic Violence Suspect http://www.lbpost.com/news/allison/11637

Arizona: What it takes to be a member of Tucson S.W.A.T. http://www.kgun9.com/story/14641860/what-it-takes-to-be-a-member-of-tucson-swat

South Carolina: Former town mayor shot and killed by Cottageville police officer http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/may/16/man-shot-cottageville-police-officer/

Michigan: Police fatally shoot one man wielding sword-like weapon in Bath Township http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20110517/NEWS01/105170335/One-dead-Bath-Twp-shooting?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

Wisconsin: Armed 12-Year-Old Surrenders After Standoff With Swat Team. Boy's Mother Says Her Son Is Sick http://www.wisn.com/news/27914543/detail.html#ixzz1McTPrZvq

Monday
May162011

Criminal Justice News Summary 05-16-11

Illinois: Police officers train for dangerous scenarios http://www.carmitimes.com/news/police_and_fire/x401385430/Illinois-police-officers-train-for-dangerous-scenarios

National: A look at the "sovereign citizen" movement. Byron Pitts reports on a movement the FBI now considers one of the nation's top domestic terror threats http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/05/15/60minutes/main20062666.shtml

Florida: Miami-Dade officer fatally shoots mentally ill man http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/05/13/2216431/miami-dade-officer-fatally-shoots.html

D.C.: The Supreme Court by an 8-1 vote Monday enhanced the ability of police to break down a door and seize drugs or other evidence of wrongdoing if officers believe it is being destroyed http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/judicial/2011-05-16-supreme-court-police-search_n.htm

Michigan: Detroit moves to fire officer whose fatal shootings have cost the city $7.5 million. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-mi-officershootings-,0,4966035.story

Florida: SWAT uses tear gas against alleged burglars http://www.thedestinlog.com/articles/crestview-40183-nwfdn-mug-swat.html

California: Downtown L.A. residents still reeling after shooting by undercover officer http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lapd-bar-20110515,0,4755176.story

North Carolina: Man dead after shooting involving Brunswick deputy http://www.wwaytv3.com/2011/05/14/man-dead-after-shooting-involving-brunswick-deputy

Connecticut: Samurai Sword-Wielding Local Man Arrested. Brownleigh Road resident spared police Taser after alleged drug-fueled incident in Trader Joe's parking lot http://westhartford.patch.com/articles/samurai-sword-wielding-local-man-arrested

Arizona: A look inside the world of Tucson Police S.W.A.T. http://www.kgun9.com/story/14641308/a-look-inside-the-world-of-tucson-police-swat

Florida: Polk deputies among those using long-range Taser http://www2.tbo.com/news/news/2011/may/16/polk-deputies-among-those-using-long-range-taser-ar-207122/

North Carolina: Canine deputy loses battle with cancer http://www.garnernews.net/view/full_story/13272206/article-Canine-deputy-loses-battle-with-cancer?instance=home_news_lead