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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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April 29, 2008

Court deputy fatally shoots knife-wielding man

The Fresno BeeMERCED, CA — The man shot dead at the Merced County Superior Courthouse on Monday... - Full Story
April 28, 2008

Man reaches for gun, tries to run over Fla. cop

By Allyson Bird The Palm Beach PostWEST PALM BEACH — A 34-year-old man tried to pull a gun on a... - Full Story
April 25, 2008

Ill. troopers shoot CO in domestic

The Chicago Sun-TimesLOCKPORT, Ill. — Two Illinois State Police troopers and a Department of Corrections... - Full Story
April 25, 2008

3 NYPD detectives cleared in shooting

The Associated PressNEW YORK — Three detectives were acquitted of all charges Friday in the 50-shot... - Full Story
April 24, 2008

Kentucky cop accidentally shoots man; meant to draw TASER

By Greg Kocher The Kentucky Herald-LeaderNICHOLASVILLE, Kent. — A Nicholasville police officer... - Full Story
April 24, 2008

Iowa police fatally shoot man after struggle

By Tom Ales The Des Moines Register Related: When the smoke clears: Your legal first aid after a shootingDES... - Full Story
April 24, 2008

Off-duty Md. officer fatally shot by city police

By Gus G. Sentementes The Baltimore SunBALTIMORE — An off-duty Baltimore police officer fatally... - Full Story
April 23, 2008

N.C. cop dragged by car, shoots suspect

By Victoria Cherrie The Charlotte Observer, N.C.CHARLOTTE — An arrest warrant Tuesday charges a... - Full Story
April 22, 2008

Ga. officer shot in neck

The Associated PressTIFTON, Ga. — A Tifton police officer is recovering after being shot in the... - Full Story
April 22, 2008

Ind. deputy shot during domestic

By Stephanie Mojica The News and TribuneNEW WASHINGTON, Ind. — A Clark County Sheriff’s Department... - Full Story

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