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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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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
January 14, 2008

Man fatally shot by pursuing Fla. police

"You point a gun at an officer, he's going to do whatever he needs to do to protect his life."... - Full Story
January 14, 2008

Surveillance tape is 'key' in controversial Phila. police shooting

By KITTY CAPARELLA, STEPHANIE FARR & DAFNEY TALES Philadelphia Daily News PHILADELPHIA, Pa. —... - Full Story
January 14, 2008

Ohio man who aimed at officers fatally shot

Jesse Tinsley Plain Dealer Reporter OHIO — Raymond Herring's birthday celebration at an East Side... - Full Story
January 12, 2008

N.Y. detective fires shots at gun-wielding suspect

By Bill Mason Newsday BROOKLYN, N.Y. — An on-duty detective fired at a shooting suspect in Brooklyn... - Full Story



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