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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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December 15, 2011

NAACP and ACLU want probes of Vegas OIS

Police said Gulf War vet Gibson, 43, rammed his vehicle into police cruisers - Full Story
December 14, 2011

Video: Eyewitness films fatal Vegas OIS

Gulf War vet Stanley Lavon Gibson, 43, was shot by an officer early Monday - Full Story
December 13, 2011

Police: Ind. cop returns fire, kills suspect

As Officer Dewey Runnels approached, one of the three men inside a vehicle got out and fired - Full Story
December 12, 2011

Former deputy suspected of killing 2 shot at hotel

Marvin Rice, a former sheriff's deputy, was pursued on the highway until shots were exchanged at a Mo. hotel - Full Story
December 09, 2011

Police kill man shooting at cars in Hollywood

Associated PressLOS ANGELES — A gunman who fired at cars and shouted "kill me" and "I'm... - Full Story
December 07, 2011

Mass. police shooting justified, DA says

Fitchburg officers were justified in their use of force when they shot a man armed with a machete - Full Story
December 06, 2011

Bullet from county cop's gun strikes Md. city police officer

A drug task force was serving a warrant when the firearm discharged - Full Story
December 06, 2011

Suspect shoots at cops on Texas train

Sr. Cpl. Samuel Hussey, assigned to the Dallas Police Department's Narcotics Division, was wounded when a suspect on board an idling train fired at three plainclothes officers - Full Story
December 06, 2011

Report: More officer-involved shootings in Maine

In November there were four officer-involved shootings in the state - Full Story
December 05, 2011

Colo. police: Man attacks patrol with hammer, is shot

A man used a hammer to break the window of a car where an officer did paperwork, police said - Full Story



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