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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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October 12, 2009

Ga. man shot after attacking cop with hammer

Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionHENRY COUNTY, Ga. — A Henry County officer shot and killed a hammer-wielding... - Full Story
October 12, 2009

N.C. officer continues to fight for his life

Winston-Salem JournalWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police Sgt. Mickey Hutchens remained in... - Full Story
October 12, 2009

Iraq War veteran opens fire on Indy police

Associated PressLYNN, Ind. — An ex-Marine who served in Iraq has been charged with three counts... - Full Story
October 10, 2009

Critically injured N.C. officer 'not out of the woods'

Winston-Salem JournalWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem Police Chief Scott Cunningham said today... - Full Story
October 08, 2009

Two N.C. officers critically wounded in shootout

By Laura Graff Winston Salem-JournalWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Monte Denard Evans went to the Bojangles'... - Full Story
October 07, 2009

Alert for Va. cops: Biker gang may retaliate

Richmond Times-DispatchDINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. — Area law enforcement agencies began issuing alerts... - Full Story
October 07, 2009

Tenn. officers seek dismissal of excessive force lawsuit

By Jacqueline Koch Chattanooga Times Free PressAn attorney for six officers who shot to death a man reportedly... - Full Story
October 06, 2009

Mo. officer shot, nurse killed in home invasion

By Carolyn Tuft and Kim Bell St. Louis Post-DispatchST. LOUIS, Mo. — A teenager who went to the... - Full Story
October 06, 2009

Calif. police sniper ends dangerous standoff

By Henry K. Lee The San Francisco ChronicleSAN FRANCISCO — A five-hour standoff that ended in the... - Full Story
October 05, 2009

Wyo. cops keeping quiet on shooting of family dog

By Michael Van Cassell Wyoming Tribune-EagleCHEYENNE, Wyo. — The sheriff's department released... - Full Story



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