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Officer-Involved Shootings

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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January 21, 2008

Police shooting shakes up Ohio town

By The Associated Press LIMA, Ohio — The death of Tarika Wilson during a drug raid has left tensions... - Full Story
January 19, 2008

Fla. officer shot by burglars

The Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH — Daytona Beach police say a part-time officer was shot during... - Full Story
January 18, 2008

Virginia officer slain serving drug warrant

Officer Down: Detective Jarrod Shivers By John Hopkins The Virginian Pilot CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A... - Full Story
January 18, 2008

Suspect shot trying to run over deputies

The Orlando Sentinel ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A man suspected of battering his girlfriend was shot... - Full Story
January 17, 2008

N.Y. officer justified in shooting knife-wielding suspect

The officer had a flashlight in one hand, trying to illuminate the moving target.By Sue Weibezahl Porter... - Full Story
January 17, 2008

Ga. police arrest 2nd suspect in off-duty slayings

By Mike Morris The Atlanta Journal-Constitution DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — DeKalb County Police have... - Full Story
January 17, 2008

'03 police shooting at core of San Diego trial

Officials' account is sharply disputed By Greg Moran San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO, Calif. —... - Full Story
January 17, 2008

Texas suspect shot by police after pointing gun

By Mike Glenn The Houston Chronicle HOUSTON, Texas — A man wanted for sexual assault of a child... - Full Story
January 16, 2008

Man shot by Albuquerque police officer had outstanding warrant

The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man shot by an Albuquerque police officer is listed... - Full Story
January 16, 2008

Calif. man shot after pointing gun at officers

By The Associated Press PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Police on a stakeout shot and killed a man following... - Full Story

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