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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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October 22, 2009
Calif. police shoot man attacking with knife

Calif. police shoot man attacking with knife

Associated PressSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police at California State University, Sacramento shot a man... - Full Story
October 22, 2009

Indy officer hit by bullet fragment in shootout

By John Tuohy Indianapolis StarINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Police arrested a 27-year-old man Tuesday they... - Full Story
October 20, 2009
Police invite scrutiny of racial profiling

Police invite scrutiny of racial profiling

By Kevin Johnson USA TodayDENVER, Colo. — By the time police Sgt. Robert Motyka responds to the... - Full Story
October 19, 2009

Calif. judge grants former BART officer change of venue for trial

By Paul T. Rosynsky Oakland TribuneOAKLAND, Calif. — The murder trial against former BART police... - Full Story
October 19, 2009

Fla. sergeant injured, man killed in shooting

By Sofia Santana and Rachel Hatzipanagos South Florida Sun-SentinelFLORIDA — An early morning shooting... - Full Story
October 18, 2009

Maine police shooting of immigrant 'justified'

Associated PressPORTLAND, Maine — Two police officers were legally justified when they fatally... - Full Story
October 18, 2009

N.C. cop back on duty after being hit by car

By Ryan Seals News & RecordGREENSBORO, N.C. — With a heavy heart and a great sense of appreciation,... - Full Story
October 17, 2009

S.C. teen fatally shot after stabbing officer

Associated PressCONWAY, S.C. — A coroner says a South Carolina police officer shot and killed a... - Full Story
October 14, 2009

Shot N.C. officer dies from injuries

By John Hinton Winston-Salem JournalWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — People showed their respect for Sgt.... - Full Story
October 12, 2009

Ga. man shot after attacking cop with hammer

Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionHENRY COUNTY, Ga. — A Henry County officer shot and killed a hammer-wielding... - Full Story

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