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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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February 02, 2012

Fatal shootings of Maine dispatcher, 1 other still under investigation

Two months later, the Attorney General's Office and Maine State Police are still investigating a pair of shootings that rocked the town of Dover-Foxcroft - Full Story
February 02, 2012

Sgt. shoots, kills Ariz. man wielding meat cleaver

A man wielding a meat cleaver reportedly threatened employees, lunged toward the sergeant - Full Story
February 01, 2012
Details in Calif. cop shooting: Best friend fired fatal shot

Details in Calif. cop shooting: Best friend fired fatal shot

Officer Alberto Covarrubias Jr. was shot and killed early Saturday at the end of his shift working a DUI checkpoint - Full Story
February 01, 2012

Radio captures scene of Utah cop's death

Ogden police officer Jared Francom, 30, died during the shootout with a suspect during a drug raid - Full Story
January 31, 2012

Video: January's 5 most popular police videos

By PoliceOne Staff The top video of January got the most views of any video ever posted on PoliceOne.... - Full Story
January 30, 2012

Former cop convicted of trying to kill 4 officers

Defendant was shot 28 times in traffic stop after he pulled out his service Glock 9mm and started shooting - Full Story
January 30, 2012

Probe continues into fatal officer-involved shooting at Carl's Jr.

Detectives are looking into the possibility that an incident at the campus earlier in the day may have precipitated the actions of the suspect - Full Story
January 30, 2012

Family names Calif. officer shot by police

The officer killed was 29-year-old Albert Covarrubias Jr., a four-year veteran of the Santa Maria Police Department - Full Story
January 29, 2012

St. Louis police shootings pit real world against policies

High number of shootings early in year highlight need for 'exceptions' from department policies - Full Story
January 29, 2012

Calif. cop shot, killed by fellow officers during arrest

The officer, who was manning a DUI checkpoint at the time, was arrested for sexual misconduct with a teenage minor - Full Story

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