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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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June 05, 2008

Las Vegas officer shot during SWAT standoff

By Mary Manning The Las Vegas SunLAS VEGAS — A 10-year veteran Metro Police officer was shot in... - Full Story
June 04, 2008

Hearing begins for R.I. officer charged with killing firefighter

Related story: R.I. cop shoots, kills firefighter By David Scharfenberg The Providence JournalWARWICK,... - Full Story
June 04, 2008

N.H. man told police about shooting gun

Related story: Suspect in fatal shooting of officer held without bail By Melanie Asmar The Concord MonitorMANCHESTER,... - Full Story
June 03, 2008

Son killed same day Mich. chief takes office

By Bryn Mickle and Shannon Murphy The Flint JournalFLINT, Mich. — On the day his father was announced... - Full Story
June 03, 2008

Officer shot in weekend Ariz. shooting spree dies

Related story: Ariz. officer on life support after pursuit shooting The Associated PressTUCSON, Ariz.... - Full Story
June 03, 2008

'Person of interest' ID'd in S.F. cop's 1988 slaying

By Jaxon Van Derbeken and Susan Sward The San Francisco ChronicleSAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say... - Full Story
June 02, 2008

Officer down! Getting an injured officer to safety

By Ofcr. Bob Pippen In an instant, any of us could be in a situation where we need to rescue a badly... - Full Story
June 02, 2008

Ariz. officer on life support after pursuit shooting

Chief: Officer made 'ultimate sacrifice' A.J. FLICK Tucson Citizen (Ariz.) A Tucson police officer is... - Full Story
May 31, 2008

N.M. man exchanges gunfire with police

By Jeremy Hunt The Albuquerque JournalALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An 18-year-old homicide suspect is in... - Full Story
May 29, 2008

Slashed N.Y. officer shoots 1 dead, wounds 1

The Associated PressNEW YORK — An off-duty detective who had been chatting with a condominium building... - Full Story



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