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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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July 16, 2015

Calif. bill ends grand jury hearings for police killings

Legislation ends the use of secret grand jury proceedings to investigate police shootings - Full Story
July 16, 2015
Man charged in ambush shooting of Mo. police officer

Man charged in ambush shooting of Mo. police officer

His attorney said his client is 'as much a victim as the police officer' - Full Story
July 16, 2015
Official: Officer shot, 4 Marines and gunman dead in Tenn. shootings

Official: Officer shot, 4 Marines and gunman dead in Tenn. shootings

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke said at a news conference that it was a horrific situation - Full Story
July 15, 2015

Video: Vegas officer shot, suspect killed in traffic stop

A broken taillight turned violent after the agitated driver pulled a gun - Full Story
July 15, 2015
1 suspect in custody in ambush of Mo. police sergeant

1 suspect in custody in ambush of Mo. police sergeant

A uniformed St. Louis police sergeant was ambushed in a hail of gunfire, saved by his body armor - Full Story
July 15, 2015

Video of fatal Calif. police shooting released by judge's order

City of Gardena paid $4.7 million to settle a lawsuit with the family of the dead man - Full Story
July 14, 2015
Mo. chief: Gunman 'tried to assassinate' officer

Mo. chief: Gunman 'tried to assassinate' officer

The St. Louis police chief credited the officer's body armor with saving his life - Full Story
July 14, 2015
Father of missing Calif. baby dead after shootout with deputies

Father of missing Calif. baby dead after shootout with deputies

Man became a person of interest in his daughter's disappearance after giving inconsistent statements to investigators - Full Story
July 13, 2015

NC officer shot at during unrelated traffic stop

A car sprayed an officer’s cruiser with bullets as he conducted a traffic stop - Full Story
July 13, 2015

Nev. cop injured, suspect killed in struggle over gun at traffic stop

Las Vegas cop was injured after a traffic stop resulted in a shootout - Full Story



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