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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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March 17, 2015

Woman files claim against Idaho city after OIS in yard

Seeking $18,000 for emotional distress and damage to her property from bullets - Full Story
March 17, 2015

Chief: Gang-related gunfire injured 2 LAPD officers

Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that the shooting stemmed from an ongoing feud between two prominent street gangs in the area - Full Story
March 17, 2015
Video: Dallas cops fatally shoot mentally ill man wielding screwdriver

Video: Dallas cops fatally shoot mentally ill man wielding screwdriver

Suspect became aggressive when the officers ordered him to drop the weapon in the June 2014 incident, according to police - Full Story
March 17, 2015

Trending Topics: When a cop faces a sudden attack

By PoliceOne Staff The unpredictability of a suspect is a dangerous reality police officers face every... - Full Story
March 16, 2015
Attorney claims Ferguson shooting suspect didn't target cops

Attorney claims Ferguson shooting suspect didn't target cops

Suspect appeared in court Monday, a day after his arrest on charges of felony assault, armed criminal action and a weapons offense - Full Story
March 16, 2015
Police describe battling Boston bombers in escape attempt

Police describe battling Boston bombers in escape attempt

Officers said the brothers threw several bombs at them, including pipe bombs and a pressure-cooker bomb similar to those used in the marathon attack - Full Story
March 16, 2015
2 LAPD officers shot, may have been targeted

2 LAPD officers shot, may have been targeted

Officers were wounded by gunfire Sunday afternoon, spawning a massive manhunt for the shooters - Full Story
March 15, 2015
Prosecutor: Man charged in shootings of 2 cops in Ferguson

Prosecutor: Man charged in shootings of 2 cops in Ferguson

20-year-old charged Sunday with shooting cops who were keeping watch over a demonstration outside the PD - Full Story
March 14, 2015

Video: L.A. fugitive shot by police in televised standoff

The suspect and deputies exchanged gunfire for over an hour before the fugitive was shot - Full Story
March 13, 2015
Carjack victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers

Carjack victim describes harrowing ride with Boston bombers

Prosecutors said shortly before the carjacking, the Tsarnaev brothers shot MIT Officer Sean Collier in a failed attempt to steal his gun - Full Story



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