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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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May 13, 2009

Austin's top cop promises to 'dissect' officer shooting

By Tony Plohetski, Isadora Vail and Juan Castillo Austin American-StatesmanAUSTIN, Texas — A day... - Full Story
May 12, 2009

Crowd attacks Texas police after fatal shooting

Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas — An angry crowd threw rocks and bottles at police in riot gear in... - Full Story
May 11, 2009

Calif. deputy shoots boy who pointed toy gun at officers

Associated PressPALMDALE, Calif. — A boy playing "cops and robbers" with a toy handgun... - Full Story
May 10, 2009

NZ police say standoff ends, gunman found dead

Associated PressWELLINGTON, New Zealand — A standoff between a well-armed military reservist and... - Full Story
May 08, 2009
New Zealand police retrieve officer's body during lengthy standoff

New Zealand police retrieve officer's body during lengthy standoff

By Ray Lilley Associated PressWELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand police opened fire from armored... - Full Story
May 04, 2009

Calif. standoff ends with flash grenade, one dead

By Lanz Christian Bantildes Vallejo Times HeraldVALLEJO, Calif. — A five-hour standoff Sunday between... - Full Story
April 29, 2009

Semiautomatic rifles ordered for Pa. patrol officers

By Rich Lord Pittsburgh Post-GazettePITTSBURGH — Outgunned in Stanton Heights, where three officers... - Full Story
April 27, 2009

Ga. officer recovering from brain injury writes book

By Tim Eberly Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionRelated Video: P1TV — Dave Smith: The Nature of Courage... - Full Story
April 27, 2009

After TASER hit, gunman shoots, kills Fla. deputies

Associated Press An Okaloosa County Florida deputy is loaded into a helicopter, Saturday, April 25, 2009... - Full Story
April 25, 2009

Suspect who shot two Fla. officers killed by police

Associated PressCRESTVIEW, Fla. — A man accused of beating his wife killed two north Florida sheriff's... - Full Story



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