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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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June 14, 2007

K.C. officer praised for quick reaction during gunfight

Editor's Note — This incident is notable for several reasons, says Street Survival Seminar lead instructor... - Full Story
June 13, 2007

Ky. police chief fatally shot by man in back of patrol car

By Jeffrey McMurray The Associated Press Read Officer Down: Police Chief Randy Lacy Kentucky State Police... - Full Story
June 12, 2007

Ga. police fatally shoot knife-wielding suspect

By Lateef Mungin, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution GWINNETT, Ga. — Drugs may have led to the bizarre... - Full Story
June 12, 2007

Pistol kept under pillow accidentally discharges; Ga. officer injured

The Associated Press ALBANY, Ga. — An Albany police officer was shot in the wrist when a gun she kept... - Full Story
June 12, 2007

Chicago police shoot armed teen

By Steve Patterson The Chicago Sun-Times CHICAGO — It was a stupid argument over nothing, really, another... - Full Story
June 10, 2007

Knife-wielding EDP shot, killed by Ga. police

Man killed by police acted strangely before death By GEORGE CHIDI The Atlanta Journal-Constitution GWINNETT... - Full Story
June 10, 2007

Jury acquits Ohio man of shooting officer

Defendant faces unrelated charge for jail break By The Associated Press ELDORADO — A Smackover man has... - Full Story
June 09, 2007

Ill. homeless man shoots approaching officers in park

The Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A homeless man who police say shot three officers at a downtown... - Full Story
June 08, 2007

2 officers are among 4 slain in Mexican city

Associated Press CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Gunmen killed four people, including two state police officers,... - Full Story
June 08, 2007

Iowa officer kills suspect who fired on police

Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — An Osceola police officer killed a man Thursday after the man allegedly... - Full Story



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