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Officer-Involved Shootings

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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3 critical ways physics impacts long range gunfights Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

3 critical ways physics impacts long range gunfights

These physical factors don’t have much influence on practical handgun shooting — they matter more with rifle distances of 100 yards and more, and they’re critical with really long-range targets - Full Story

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Ga. man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

Ga. man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

A gunman who was persuaded to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday - Full Story

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Prosecutor: Utah man killed by police had real sword, despite reports

Prosecutor: Utah man killed by police had real sword, despite reports

The Saratoga Springs Police Department is under fire over the fatal shooting of the man last Wednesday - Full Story

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Officials: Wash. cop pursues suspect who shot him

Authorities say an officer in Washington state who had been shot in the leg by a suspect got back into his patrol car and pursued the fleeing man - Full Story

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Hunt on for survivalist charged in deadly police ambush

Hunt on for survivalist charged in deadly police ambush

Pa. police fanned out across dense woods Tuesday as they tracked a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers - Full Story

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Teen accused as accessory in deadly Calif. bank heist

Two of the suspected robbers and a hostage, 41-year-old customer Misty Holt-Singh, were killed during an exchange of gunfire with police after the robbery - Full Story

Videos

Footage of sovereign citizen’s ‘full-frontal assault’ on courthouse released

Surveillance video captures the June 6 attack that resulted in one officer wounded and a suspect shot to death.

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Video: Footage of sovereign citizen’s ‘full-frontal assault’ on courthouse released

Video: Footage of sovereign citizen’s ‘full-frontal assault’ on courthouse released

Surveillance video captures the June 6 attack that resulted in one officer wounded and a suspect shot to death - Full Story

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Police: Rifle used in deadly ambush of Pa. troopers

Police: Rifle used in deadly ambush of Pa. troopers

Governor called killing an assassination and said investigators won't rest until they capture the gunman - Full Story

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Ga. deputy killed, another shot responding to suicide attempt

Ga. deputy killed, another shot responding to suicide attempt

Deputy Jeff Wilson and Deputy Michael Norris responded to the call of an armed man attempting suicide when they exchanged gunfire with the suspect - Full Story



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Officer-Involved Shootings Columnists

Combat Gunfighting Combat Gunfighting
with Mike Rayburn
Moving Beyond Qualification Moving Beyond Qualification
with Mark Schraer