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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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December 18, 2007

Okla. woman fatally shot after firing at officers during standoff

The Associated Press YUKON, Okla. — A woman was shot and killed by Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers at... - Full Story
December 18, 2007

N.C. pursuit leads to shots fired

Kathryn Thier The Charlotte Observer MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Officers shot and killed a man following a vehicle... - Full Story
December 17, 2007

Minn. police raid wrong house, shots fired

The Associated Press Related: Getting it right: The importance of pre-raid planning MINNEAPOLIS — Two... - Full Story
December 17, 2007

Va. officer shot behind church; saved by vest

By Mike Holtzclaw and Danielle Zielinski James City Daily Press JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. — A James City... - Full Story
December 16, 2007

Ala. officer fatally shot trying to arrest drunk driver

The Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Huntsville police officer shot in the head in an arrest attempt... - Full Story
December 12, 2007

Fla. police shoot 'deranged' man after struggle

By Jennifer Lebovich and David Ovalle The Miami Herald MIAMI, Fla. — After a Taser stun didn't work,... - Full Story
December 12, 2007

Ill. prosecutors don't want police investigating own shootings

By Eric Herman and Frank Main The Chicago Sun-Times COOK COUNTY, Ill. — Cops shouldn't investigate their... - Full Story
December 12, 2007

Struggle leads to Ky. suspect being shot

The Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — A Kentucky State Police officer is on routine administrative leave... - Full Story
December 11, 2007

Mich. trooper, officer wounded in separate shootings

The Associated Press CASCO TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two Michigan law enforcement officers have been wounded... - Full Story
December 10, 2007

Shots fired after suspect runs over Philly officer

By Andrew Maykuth Inquirer Staff Writer PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Two police officers fired about 20 shots... - Full Story

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