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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 27, 2014
After Ferguson, police try to build trust

After Ferguson, police try to build trust

In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, some departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust - Full Story
August 27, 2014
Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

Protests over a fatal police shooting migrated to the city Tuesday as demonstrators pressed for broad reforms to law enforcement - Full Story
August 26, 2014

Court: Cops don't have immunity for fatal Conn. raid

Departments cannot use a shield of immunity to protect them from millions of dollars in civil rights claims arising from a 2008 tactical-team raid that killed a man and injured a homeowner - Full Story
August 26, 2014
Vigil held for Calif. officer shot in head, still critical

Vigil held for Calif. officer shot in head, still critical

San Bernardino Police Chaplain Ray Miller asked the 2,000 people attending the service at San Manuel Stadium to pray for the officer shot Friday - Full Story
August 25, 2014

Okla. K-9 stabbed, suspect killed after pursuit

A suspect is dead and a police K-9 has been hospitalized after a pursuit and officer-involved shooting - Full Story
August 24, 2014
White House aides to attend Michael Brown funeral

White House aides to attend Michael Brown funeral

President Barack Obama is sending three White House aides to the funeral of Michael Brown, the man whose fatal shooting by an officer sparked days of unrest in Missouri - Full Story
August 24, 2014
Tensions subside after peaceful Ferguson protests

Tensions subside after peaceful Ferguson protests

Tensions briefly flared then subsided late Saturday night and early Sunday in Ferguson as nightly protests continued two weeks after a fatal police shooting - Full Story
August 22, 2014

In wake of Ferguson, Miami-Dade mayor wants 'camera on every officer'

His proposed budget calls for purchasing 500 of the mini cameras, enough to outfit about half of Miami-Dade's patrol force - Full Story
August 22, 2014

Ala. teacher suspended after students re-enact shootings

Teacher was suspended without pay after being accused of having sixth-grade students re-enact the deadly police shooting in Ferguson and the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida - Full Story
August 22, 2014

Off-duty Texas cop intervenes in shooting, stops armed man

Officer, who had been attending a family event, was "in the right place at the right time" and shot a man who wounded a woman - Full Story



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