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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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September 20, 2014

Feds: Man shot by Border Patrol posed no threat

Despite the finding by federal prosecutors, the agent was found to be justified in the shooting by prosecutors in Colorado who reviewed the case. - Full Story
September 19, 2014

Ga. officials probe killing of armed, handcuffed man

Police arrested 29-year-old Charles Smith on outstanding warrants Thursday and placed him, handcuffed, in the back of a cruiser - Full Story
September 19, 2014
Manhunt for Pa. ambush suspect centers on dense woods

Manhunt for Pa. ambush suspect centers on dense woods

On day 7 of a manhunt for a survivalist suspected of killing a trooper, scores of police were trying to flush him out of dense woodland - Full Story
September 18, 2014
Family files $75M claim in fatal LAPD shooting

Family files $75M claim in fatal LAPD shooting

Officers said they tried to speak with the suspect, but ended up in a struggle in which they shot him when he tried to grab an officer's gun - Full Story
September 17, 2014
Video: Ohio standoff ends in fatal shooting of suicidal man

Video: Ohio standoff ends in fatal shooting of suicidal man

37-year-old Christopher Mitchell came out of a residence with a .22-caliber gun to his head as officers formed a perimeter - Full Story
September 17, 2014
Pa. police chase tips about trooper ambush suspect

Pa. police chase tips about trooper ambush suspect

Suspect belonged to a military simulation unit whose members play the role of soldiers from Cold War-era eastern Europe - Full Story
September 16, 2014
Ga. man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

Ga. man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

A gunman who was persuaded to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday - Full Story
September 16, 2014
Prosecutor: Utah man killed by police had real sword, despite reports

Prosecutor: Utah man killed by police had real sword, despite reports

The Saratoga Springs Police Department is under fire over the fatal shooting of the man last Wednesday - Full Story
September 16, 2014

Officials: Wash. cop pursues suspect who shot him

Authorities say an officer in Washington state who had been shot in the leg by a suspect got back into his patrol car and pursued the fleeing man - Full Story
September 16, 2014
Hunt on for survivalist charged in deadly police ambush

Hunt on for survivalist charged in deadly police ambush

Pa. police fanned out across dense woods Tuesday as they tracked a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers - Full Story



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