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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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January 28, 2008

Texas officer still critical after shootout

By Lindsay Wise and Jennifer Leahy The Houston Chronicle HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A veteran Precinct... - Full Story
January 27, 2008

Off-duty N.Y. officer slain breaking up brawl

Related: Slain N.Y. officer may have been mistaken for a suspect By Sabrina Ford and Christine Caulfield... - Full Story
January 25, 2008

Ontario police rifle goes off during raid

By Melinda Dalton The Record KITChENER-WATERLOO, Ontario — A high-powered police rifle went off... - Full Story
January 24, 2008

La. officer fatally shoots armed drug dealer

By Walt Philbin and Daniel Monteverde The New Orleans Times-Picayune JEFFERSON PARISH, La. — A... - Full Story
January 24, 2008

Fla. officer shoots man using barbecue fork as weapon

By Jerome Burdi The Sun-Sentinel LAKE WORTH, Fla. — A 15-year veteran of the Lake Worth Police... - Full Story
January 24, 2008

Thousands gather to mourn fallen Ga. officers

By David Markiewicz, Kristina Torres, Paul Donsky The Atlanta Journal-Constitution They were called icons,... - Full Story
January 23, 2008

Off-duty Chicago officer shoots teen who tried to bring gun to school

By Angela Rozas and Jeremy Gorner Chicago Tribune CHICAGO, Ill. — An off-duty Chicago police officer... - Full Story
January 22, 2008

Utah officers fatally shoot sword-wielding man after he wounds officer

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune SALT LAKE CITY — A man was shot and killed by police Monday... - Full Story
January 21, 2008

Police shooting shakes up Ohio town

By The Associated Press LIMA, Ohio — The death of Tarika Wilson during a drug raid has left tensions... - Full Story
January 19, 2008

Fla. officer shot by burglars

The Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH — Daytona Beach police say a part-time officer was shot during... - Full Story

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