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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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August 18, 2008

Texas launches 'Blue Alert' network for line of duty incidents

By Jim Vertuno The Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Monday ordered a new... - Full Story
August 18, 2008

Man charged in slaying of Chicago cop

Related article: Off-duty Chicago cop shot in SUV diesBy David Heinzmann The Chicago TribuneCHICAGO —... - Full Story
August 18, 2008

Fla. officer, gunman shot during pursuit

By Scott Travis The Sun-SentinelBOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — A Boynton Beach police officer and an alleged... - Full Story
August 16, 2008

Ill. police defend fatal shooting of teen

Officer 'did what he had to do' in split-second decision, chief saysRelated article: Police shoot teen... - Full Story
August 15, 2008

Mourners gather to honor Va. detective

Related articles: Officer Down: Detective Michael Smith Phillips Undercover Va. detective killed in shootoutBy... - Full Story
August 15, 2008

Slain officer's wife: Justice served with death sentence

Related articles: Cop killer's defense: man had 'lawful justification' to shoot Officer Down: Officer... - Full Story
August 14, 2008

Grand jury begins for off-duty cop who shot biker

By Scott Gutierrez Seattle Post-IntelligencerSEATTLE — A South Dakota grand jury has begun hearing... - Full Story
August 14, 2008

Police shoot teen who hit cop with hammer

He and brother were fighting in front lawn, police say; officer has skull fractureRelated article: Teen... - Full Story
August 14, 2008

New Orleans cops cleared in bridge shooting

Related articles: New Orleans police support 7 officers charged in bridge shooting Cops ask judge to... - Full Story
August 12, 2008

Enduring a life on the run

John Busby and his daughter Cylin co-wrote a book about their experiences more than 25 years ago coping... - Full Story



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