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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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April 23, 2011

Ore. officer fatally shot during pursuit

Cheryl D. Kidd, 57, charged with murder in shooting death of 43-year-old Officer Chris Kilcullen - Full Story
April 20, 2011

Chicago cop shot in knee, kills gunman

Witnesses said they heard at least a dozen gunshots - Full Story
April 19, 2011

Video: Fla. cop shot in foot and through hat

He was struck in the foot during the shooting and then found a bullet hole directly through his cap after the gunfight - Full Story
April 19, 2011

Mich. officer fatally shot, suspect kills self

The suspect fatally shot himself after running from officers who were investigating reports of gunfire - Full Story
April 18, 2011

Texas deputy shot, killed by inmate

Authorities are unsure where the inmate got the gun he used to kill her before driving away in the sheriff's van - Full Story
April 17, 2011

Iowa officer shoots man armed with hammer

69-year-old Christopher Lang lunged at officers with hammer and broken bottle, couldn't be subdued with Taser - Full Story
April 17, 2011

Calif. officer, suspect wounded, police dog killed

Suspect in early Sunday's shooting was wanted for parole violation - Full Story
April 15, 2011

What do you think of this Idaho town's new OIS protocol?

The point of the exercise was to assure the public that officers were conducting a thorough and fair investigation - Full Story
April 15, 2011

Officer shoots, kills armed suspect who aimed gun

The man had broken into a house and was trying to evade capture - Full Story
April 14, 2011

More details emerge about fatal shooting of "hero" Ark. officer

Officer Jonathan Schmidt managed to shove his sergeant out of harm's way despite fatal neck injury - Full Story

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