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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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September 01, 2009

Texas standoff ends with three dead

Associated PressGALVESTON, Texas — Three people died in an apparent double-murder suicide after... - Full Story
August 31, 2009

Four charged with attempted murder of Chicago cop

Suspects mistook officer for gang rival, police source saysBy Annie Sweeney and ANtonio Olivo Chicago... - Full Story
August 30, 2009

Details in N.C. officer-involved shooting incident unclear

By Ryan Seals News & RecordARCHDALE, N.C. — Police radio recordings from the fatal shooting... - Full Story
August 28, 2009

Chicago officers save man held hostage by knife-wielding suspect

By Dave Newbart, Lisa Donovan, Lauren Guy and Kara Spak Chicago Sun-TimesCHICAGO — Trying to stop... - Full Story
August 26, 2009

Md. man tried to run officer down before he was killed

By Andrea F. Siegel Baltimore SunANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — An Anne Arundel County police officer... - Full Story
August 25, 2009

Ill. police shoot, kill man in day care center

Associated PressROCKFORD, Ill. — Rockford police said officers fatally shot a 23-year-old Rockford... - Full Story
August 24, 2009

Manhunt for suspect who shot Ohio officer, K-9

By Josh Jarman Columbus DispatchCOLUMBUS, Ohio — A manhunt continues this morning for a suspect... - Full Story
August 21, 2009

80-year-old Tenn. woman shoots at deputies

Associated PressJACKSON, Tenn. — An 80-year-old West Tennessee woman and her son are being held... - Full Story
August 20, 2009

Review finds fault with BART officers' behavior after New Year's shooting

By Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross San Francisco ChronicleOAKLAND, Calif. — BART police bungled... - Full Story
August 17, 2009

Calif. police monitoring use of force among officers

By Susan Sward, Lance Williams San Francisco ChronicleSAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Police... - Full Story



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