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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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February 28, 2011

Atlanta trooper's death raises questions about high case-dismissal rate

A man who shot an officer walked out of court days earlier in a car-break-in case because the arresting officer failed to testify in court - Full Story
February 26, 2011

Mother of shot suspect: Cops "did their job right"

Son was shot on Wed. after causing a disturbance in neighborhood - Full Story
February 25, 2011

Report details St. Petersburg officers' heroics in death of two cops

State Attorney's Office says the shooting of Hydra Lacy Jr. was justified and praises the efforts to save three wounded officers - Full Story
February 25, 2011

Ohio cop recovering after being shot by fellow officer

As the unit's entry team jumped from its vehicle to hit the house, one team member accidentally fired his shotgun - Full Story
February 25, 2011

Nevada cops search for man who shot deputy

Authorities say the 43-year-old suspect is armed and dangerous - Full Story
February 25, 2011

Fla. cops cleared of killing man who shot 2 officers

Appeared to be surrendering before he rolled over and began tussling with St. Petersburg Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz in the attic - Full Story
February 24, 2011

Chicago panhandler shoots officer, is killed

Reginald Hardaman, 56, was picked up for panhandling Wednesday in the city's River North neighborhood, handcuffed and placed in the back of a squad car, the Chicago Sun-Times reported - Full Story
February 23, 2011

Jury recommends death in Del. cop killing

Deliberated for two hours before announcing a 7-5 decision recommending the man be executed for the 2009 shooting - Full Story
February 23, 2011

NYPD must give shot-citizens data to NYCLU

The judge said the NYPD's stance flew in the face of the Freedom of Information law, and ordered the reports be released - Full Story
February 22, 2011
No Games Gear donated to NJ department

No Games Gear donated to NJ department

Councilman Joseph Chiusolo donated the 24 B.U.G.G.s to Cedar Grove PD - Full Story

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