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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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March 23, 2011

Cop injured, suspect shot at Minn. group home

A West Duluth group home resident attempted to take an officer's gun, and was subsequently shot - Full Story
March 23, 2011

Search continues for Ga. cop killer

Before the Georgia shootings, so far this year, 49 lost their lives, a 20 percent rise from the same time last year - Full Story
March 22, 2011

Georgia officer killed by carjacking suspect

Police are searching house-by-house for a suspect who killed one cop and critically wounded another Tuesday - Full Story
March 22, 2011

AG Holder: Spike in cop deaths unacceptable

Nearly 50 police officers have been killed in the line of duty this year, a 20 percent rise from the same point in 2010 - Full Story
March 22, 2011

Video: Non-compliant Mich. man jumps from car, gets shot

Prosecutors are reviewing decision to clear officer, who can be heard explaining her reason for shooting in the video - Full Story
March 21, 2011

Angry Taco Bell customer fires assault rifle at cops

The man was angry the Beefy Crunch Burrito had gone from 99 cents to $1.49 - Full Story
March 20, 2011

Video: Suicidal gunman kills Wis. cop

The Wisconsin man fired on cops during a six-hour standoff before killing himself while his sister was in the home - Full Story
March 19, 2011

Ohio cop shot, killed questioning suspect

Attempted to stop and question a male riding a bicycle and the suspect immediately opened fire, initiating a gunbattle - Full Story
March 17, 2011

NY blue-on-blue came after retired cop yelled 'Gun!'

A retired cop with no business at the scene yelled, "Gun," an official said - Full Story
March 17, 2011

Deputies in fatal San Diego shooting win lawsuits

"The facts required pretty much a split-second decision the officers' part" - Full Story

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