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Officer-Involved Shootings

Officer-Involved Shootings

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 29, 2014
Seattle cops say city 'playing politics' with their lives

Seattle cops say city 'playing politics' with their lives

Officers assert that high-level city, police and union officials privately agree that the court-ordered use-of-force changes put them and public in danger - Full Story
August 29, 2014

Off-duty Dallas cop fatally shoots suspect who killed man

Officer fatally shot an 18-year-old man who had just killed another man early Wednesday - Full Story
August 29, 2014

Lawsuit filed over police use of force at Ferguson protests

Federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after a fatal police shooting - Full Story
August 28, 2014

Fla. man charged with murder after stray police bullet kills woman

Police arrived at a downtown bar as dispatchers relayed initial witness 911 reports that the suspect had opened fire into the club - Full Story
August 28, 2014

Police agencies calculating costs of Ferguson response

St. Louis County so far has spent about $1 million in police overtime responding to Ferguson - Full Story
August 28, 2014

LA official: Recent shootings 'open season' on law enforcement

"It's a dangerous job, and we work in a particularly dangerous area" - Full Story
August 28, 2014
Video: Man stabs Atlanta cop with butcher knife, gets shot

Video: Man stabs Atlanta cop with butcher knife, gets shot

Man stabbed an officer in the back with a 14-inch long butcher knife before another cop shot the suspect - Full Story
August 28, 2014
Ore. deputy shot twice, suspects arrested

Ore. deputy shot twice, suspects arrested

Deputy was shot during a traffic stop Wednesday and is currently in serious but stable condition - Full Story
August 28, 2014

Mo. governor names new public safety director

Appointment comes after criticism both for the lack of racial diversity among department leaders and for the state's response to protesters and looters - Full Story
August 27, 2014

US marshals in NYC shootout; suspect wounded

Fugitive armed with two handguns and wearing body armor fired several rounds at officers, who fired back - Full Story



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