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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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January 06, 2011

SF chief calls for TASERs after two officer involved shootings in one week

TASER may have been better than pepper spray or beanbag shots, which are useless against pain-averse suspects - Full Story
January 06, 2011

Victim's brother accuses NJ police of excessive force in fatal shooting

"We expected them to subdue him and take him to the hospital," the brother said after the shooting Tuesday - Full Story
January 05, 2011

Ore. officer killed in struggle with suspect

Shot and killed during a struggle in a stereo shop - Full Story
January 05, 2011

Mass. cop's death spurs action on bill to limit parole

Lawmakers plan to make eliminating parole eligibility for violent habitual offenders a legislative priority - Full Story
January 05, 2011

Video: SF cops shoot knife-wielding man in wheelchair who stabbed officer

The man reportedly stabbed a police officer who responded to a call of a man slashing car tires - Full Story
January 04, 2011

Video: Parole board offers sympathy for slain cop

After releasing a man who went on to kill a cop, the parole board is now offering sympathy to the officer’s family - Full Story
January 02, 2011

Sheriff's deputies, suspect in Ohio trailer park shootout are ID'd

Deputy Suzanne Hopper was investigating reports of gunfire in the area Saturday when she was killed - Full Story
January 02, 2011

Video: Fatal Ohio trailer park shootout captured by TV station

Patrolman Jeremy Blum is wounded in the video; Deputy Suzanne Hopper was killed responding to reports of gunfire - Full Story
January 01, 2011

Deputy killed in Ohio trailer park standoff

The suspect was killed as well by police gunfire - Full Story
December 29, 2010

Texas cop shot, killed responding to domestic

Was in the apartment taking a report from a female when the woman's husband returned and shot and killed both - Full Story

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