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Officer-Involved Shootings

The Officer-Involved Shootings topic page provides news about cops in deadly confrontations, as well as tactical tips and columnists’ perspective on how to handle such situations. Most police officers will go through an entire career without discharging their weapon in the commission of their job. But on a daily basis, every single officer thinks about being in a gunfight.
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Report: 'Vast majority' of police shootings follow armed assaults

A report by the Washington Post found that in most officer-involved shootings, officers returned fire in self-defense - Full Story


Shooting by officer in W.Va. investigated

The shooting occurred after a Nitro police officer attempted to a driver with one headlight - Full Story


Black Chicago officers work in schools to build trust

The initiative comes at a time of extreme distrust between citizens, especially young African-Americans, and police - Full Story


2 arrested in Chicago protests after release of police shooting video

The protests came a few hours after Chicago police released the video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald's 2014 death - Full Story


Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them)

Law enforcement leaders are now faced with seemingly impossible tasks, and yet they are accomplishing those things despite difficult conditions - Full Story


Md. officer shoots man swinging butcher knife in wrist

Police say that a beanbag gun and a stun gun had minimal effect on the man - Full Story

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The Police Marksman The Police Marksman
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