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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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August 25, 2015

Shifting explanation of fatal shooting by Calif. cops draws criticism

Authorities first said the suspect reached for his waistband but then the story changed - Full Story
August 25, 2015

Calif. cops refocus training after excessive firing

The department’s response to a 2014 bank robbery and hostage crisis highlighted the need to train for the unexpected - Full Story
August 24, 2015

Trending Topics: When a police station is targeted

By PoliceOne Staff With the recent rise in anti-police sentiment, cops need to stay vigilant now more... - Full Story
August 24, 2015

Man arrested in pellet gun shooting of NYC mayor's guard

The officer was struck in the back with a pellet and her injuries were reported to be minor - Full Story
August 24, 2015

1 person killed, Ala. officer wounded in shootout

Authorities say a gunfight involving police officers in northern Alabama left one person dead and an officer wounded - Full Story
August 24, 2015
La. trooper dies after being shot in head

La. trooper dies after being shot in head

Other motorists witnessed the shooting and wrestled the suspect to the ground - Full Story
August 23, 2015

2 arrested in protests that followed NC shooting mistrial

Protesters blocked traffic outside the courthouse in a show of anger over the trial's results - Full Story
August 23, 2015

Family of NJ man killed at traffic stop calls for federal investigation

The move comes days after a grand jury voted to not file charges against two Bridgeton police officers who shot and killed Reid following a traffic stop - Full Story
August 22, 2015

Autopsy: Suspect killed by St. Louis police was shot in back

Location of wounds do not prove or disprove officers' accounts of the suspect pointing a gun - Full Story
August 21, 2015

Police: Man kills security guard, self at federal building

A man walked into a federal building in New York City late Friday afternoon and opened fire - Full Story

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