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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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July 17, 2009

Off-duty Capitol officer wounded in shootout

CNN.comWASHINGTON — An off-duty U.S. Capitol police officer was wounded during a shootout in Maryland... - Full Story
July 17, 2009

Chicago officers shot while serving search warrant

Weis says suspect fired through closed door, hoping to strike copsChicago Sun-TimesCHICAGO — A... - Full Story
July 17, 2009

Calif. deputies, K-9 and bystanders took 'heroic action' in shootout

By Jim Guy and Paula Lloyd Fresno BeeFRESNO, Calif. — Deputies quick to answer a call for help,... - Full Story
July 16, 2009

Obama: Shooting of officers reminder of sacrifices

Associated PressHOLMDEL, N.J. — President Barack Obama says the wounding of five police officers... - Full Story
July 16, 2009
Five cops shot in N.J. shootout; 2 suspects dead

Five cops shot in N.J. shootout; 2 suspects dead

Associated PressJERSEY CITY, N.J. — A running gunfight that erupted during a police stakeout of... - Full Story
July 16, 2009

Police fatally shoot armed man near U.S. Capitol

Associated PressWASHINGTON — A chaotic scene unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday after police... - Full Story
July 15, 2009
Explosives found at home of Texas deputy's killer

Explosives found at home of Texas deputy's killer

By Arelis Hernandez Associated PressBAYTOWN, Texas — At least 100 explosive devices were found... - Full Story
July 14, 2009

Police chief defends Va. officers in shooting

By Amanda Codispoti Roanoke TimesROANOKE, Va. — Roanoke police were called to Robert Douglas Mattox's... - Full Story
July 14, 2009

L.A. deputies thought cell phone was a gun, fatally shot man

By Richard Winton Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES — Two deputies apparently mistook a cellphone for... - Full Story
July 14, 2009

Former cop kills Texas deputy, dies after standoff

By Arelis Hernandez Associated PressBAYTOWN, Texas — A gunman shot and killed a southeast Texas... - Full Story



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