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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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July 29, 2014

Mother of Mexican teen slain in cross-border shooting sues

Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, was in Nogales, Sonora, near the tall, steel fence that divides the United States and Mexico when a Border Patrol agent shot him from Nogales, Arizona in 2012 - Full Story
July 29, 2014
Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

After police trapped the driver between their cars, he refused to exit his vehicle, responding to officers with a “faraway stare” - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Nev. officer stabbed, suspect killed

Police approached a suspicious man on a bicycle early in the morning when the incident occurred - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Ill. cop fired after fatally shooting dog

Chief said the officer reported that while attempting to coax the dog back into the house, the dog growled and approached him in a threatening manner - Full Story
July 29, 2014
Officials: Vest saved cop in NYC shootout

Officials: Vest saved cop in NYC shootout

Det. Mario Muniz, 45, was hit in the upper-right chest area by one of Mozdir's bullets, but it was stopped by his bullet proof vest - Full Story
July 28, 2014

Man killed, off-duty Chicago officer wounded during struggle

An off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed a man after being shot in the arm during a struggle early Monday - Full Story
July 28, 2014

Suspect dead, 2 marshals, cop wounded in NYC shootout

The suspected sex offender was recently profiled on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh - Full Story
July 25, 2014

Video: Wis. pursuit ends in gun battle

After driving around two sets of stop sticks, a deputy performed a PIT maneuver and was quickly met with gunshots from the suspect - Full Story
July 25, 2014
Calif. officer shot and killed at home

Calif. officer shot and killed at home

25-year-old Escondido police officer was shot to death by her husband after a confrontation in their home - Full Story
July 24, 2014

NM city agrees to court oversight of police

The city of Albuquerque has agreed to let both a court and an independent monitor oversee reform of its troubled police department - Full Story



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