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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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August 07, 2007

Md. officer called to domestic feud fatally shoots man

By Gus G. Sentementes Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE, Md. — A city police officer responding to a domestic disturbance... - Full Story
August 06, 2007

Man attacks La. deputy with claw hammer; suspect shot

By Kate Moran The New Orleans Times-Picayune ST. TAMMANY, La. — A St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputy... - Full Story
August 06, 2007

Gunman shoots undercover Fla. deputy in the head

By Wanda J. DeEmarzo and Erika Beras The Miami Herald Watch video BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — A Broward County... - Full Story
August 06, 2007

Okla. officer shoots at snake, fatally shoots boy

The Associated Press NOBLE, Okla. — A police officer shooting at a snake apparently killed a five-year-old... - Full Story
August 06, 2007

Sex incident with Houston PD leads to lawsuit

By Cindy George The Houston Chronicle HOUSTON — The Houston mother had just dropped her children off... - Full Story
August 06, 2007

Calif. police fatally shoot gunman at fiesta

Steve Chawkins The Los Angeles Times SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — As crowds jammed the city's main downtown... - Full Story
August 06, 2007

Car-theft suspect fatally shot by N.C. police after pursuit

Cleve R. Wootson Jr. The Charlotte Observer, N.C. CONCORD, N.C. — The State Bureau of Investigation has... - Full Story
August 05, 2007

Calif. police fatally shoot armed man at fiesta

By Steve Chawkins The Los Angeles Times SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — As crowds jammed the city's main downtown... - Full Story
August 04, 2007

Colo. capital gunman: 'No police are going to stop me'

By Fernando Quintero And Stuart Steers The Rocky Mountain News COLORADO — State Trooper Jay Hemphill... - Full Story
August 03, 2007

Calif. deputy fatally shoots bank robber

By Crystal Carreon The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A man fitting the description of a suspect... - Full Story



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