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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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February 11, 2015
22 cops, firefighters receive Medal of Valor

22 cops, firefighters receive Medal of Valor

This year's ceremony honored individuals who committed acts of valor between 2011 and 2013 - Full Story
February 11, 2015
Hearings to begin on governor's tactics for Ferguson unrest

Hearings to begin on governor's tactics for Ferguson unrest

The bipartisan panel is to first hear testimony from local officials as a prelude to calling upon members of Gov. Jay Nixon's administration in the coming weeks - Full Story
February 10, 2015
Rookie cop indicted in fatal shooting of man in NYC stairwell

Rookie cop indicted in fatal shooting of man in NYC stairwell

Rookie cop fired into a darkened stairwell at a Brooklyn public housing complex, accidentally killing a man who had been waiting for an elevator - Full Story
February 10, 2015
Pa. police corporal charged in death of trooper during gun training

Pa. police corporal charged in death of trooper during gun training

Cpl. Richard Schroeter pulled the trigger on his firearm while discussing the trigger mechanism during a Sept. 30 training session - Full Story
February 10, 2015

Texas woman called 911, reported abuse after killing cop in murder-suicide

The woman who fatally shot a Dallas officer Saturday before killing herself told a 911 operator she killed him before he could hit her again - Full Story
February 10, 2015
Off-duty Texas deputy fatally shot in domestic call

Off-duty Texas deputy fatally shot in domestic call

An off-duty deputy was shot and killed Monday after an officer responded to a domestic disturbance call at his home - Full Story
February 10, 2015

2 Okla. cops, suspect shot in standoff

Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper and a Sulphur police officer were shot during a five-hour standoff Monday - Full Story
February 10, 2015
Video: Calif. cops shoot gunman after he rams cars, carjacks woman

Video: Calif. cops shoot gunman after he rams cars, carjacks woman

Gunman leading police on pursuit smashed into cars, veered into oncoming traffic, stole a vehicle and ran down a crowded street before officers shot him - Full Story
February 09, 2015
Sniper kills Austin man who opened fire on police helicopter

Sniper kills Austin man who opened fire on police helicopter

27-year-old Sawyer Flache opened fire on the helicopter as it arrived – resulting in a 30 minute standoff - Full Story
February 09, 2015

Off-duty Texas officer killed in apparent murder-suicide

Dallas police officer was shot to death by a female acquaintance at his apartment Saturday - Full Story



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