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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 14, 2008

Wis. officer cleared in fatal shooting

The Associated PressSHELL LAKE, Wis. — A special prosecutor has found a fatal shooting by a Spooner... - Full Story
March 14, 2008

N.Y. cop fatally shoots knife-wielding man

By Andrew Strickler Newsday NASSAU, N.Y. — A Nassau police officer yesterday shot to death a knife-wielding... - Full Story
March 14, 2008

N.M. sgt. in critical condition; shooter sought

The Associated Press RUIDOSO DOWNS, N.M. — A Lincoln County sheriff's deputy was in critical condition... - Full Story
March 13, 2008

Tex. police fatally shoot armed domestic suspect

By Kevin Moran The Houston chronicleJERSEY VILLAGE, Tex. — Jersey Village police officers fatally... - Full Story
March 11, 2008

Pa. man awarded $28M in son's shooting death

By Joe Mandak Associated Press PITTSBURGH - A federal jury on Tuesday awarded $28 million to the father... - Full Story
March 11, 2008

N.J. man fatally shot after brandishing gun

By Sam Wood Inquirer Staff Writer WOODBURY, N.J. — A Woodbury police officer shot and wounded a... - Full Story
March 10, 2008

Va. officer shot in head during standoff

The Associated PressPORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Portsmouth police officer is recovering after being shot... - Full Story
March 10, 2008

Ill. police fatally shoot suspect brandishing knives

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — A man brandishing knives was shot to death during a confrontation with... - Full Story
March 10, 2008

Robbery suspect fatally shot at Calif. mall

By The Associated Press MISSION VIEJO, Calif. — Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man suspected... - Full Story
March 09, 2008

Rookie Baltimore officer ambushed, shot in leg

By Ruma Kumar The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE - A rookie Baltimore police officer is recovering and in good... - Full Story

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