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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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September 18, 2007

Calif. police shoot gunman who fired into a church

By Farrin Montanez The Fresno Bee FRESNO, Calif. — Three Fresno police officers shot and wounded a man... - Full Story
September 17, 2007

Ex-sniper accused of firing at Ala. police

By Guy Busby The Press Register LOXLEY, Ala. — A man described as a former Marine sniper fired at two... - Full Story
September 17, 2007

To match criminals, Miami police get assault rifles

By Jessica Gresko The Associated Press MIAMI, Fla. — Patrol officers will have the option of carrying... - Full Story
September 16, 2007

Chicago officer shot trying to make drug arrest

By Angela Rozas The Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — A veteran Chicago police officer was shot and wounded Friday... - Full Story
September 15, 2007

Assault-weapon attacks on rise in Miami

Rivera pleaded for leaders to allow police to carry higher-power weapons ... and provide stronger protective... - Full Story
September 15, 2007

Gunman in killing of Miami-Dade police officer was shielded by stolen identity

By Jamie Malernee and Brian Haas The Sun-Sentinel CUTLER BAY, Fla. — Long before Shawn Labeet took the... - Full Story
September 14, 2007

Gunman suspected in Fla. police killing shot dead

Officer Down Officer Jose Somohano Miami-Dade, FL End of Watch: 9/13/07By David Fischer The Associated... - Full Story
September 14, 2007

Fla. officer dies of gunshot wounds, 3 officers injured

"It is a very sad day for Dade County," said Mayor Carlos Alvarez. By Andres Viglucci and David Ovalle... - Full Story
September 13, 2007

3rd officer hit in Texas shootout dies

The Associated Press By Betsy Blaney Related stories: 2 Texas officers fatally shot, 1 critically injured... - Full Story
September 13, 2007

Possible sniper shoots Northern Calif. squad

By Marisa Lagos The San Francisco Chronicle RICHMOND, Calif. — Someone apparently shot out the window... - Full Story

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