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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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November 23, 2014

Video: Ala. officer shoots knife-wielding man

Police responded to reports of a man threatening someone with a knife when the shooting occurred Friday - Full Story
November 23, 2014
Fla. man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Fla. man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Man fatally shot Deputy Christopher Smith, 47, on Saturday and wounded another deputy before he was killed - Full Story
November 23, 2014
Miss. officer shot multiple times during traffic stop

Miss. officer shot multiple times during traffic stop

Officer is hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds after a struggle with a suspect Sunday - Full Story
November 23, 2014

Cleveland officer fatally shoots boy holding replica

The gun was a replica of semi-automatic pistol, and the orange safety indicator in the muzzle was missing - Full Story
November 22, 2014
Family of NYC man killed by rookie cop seeks answers

Family of NYC man killed by rookie cop seeks answers

Police have described a rookie officer's shooting of Akai Gurley in a Brooklyn staircase as an apparent accident - Full Story
November 22, 2014
Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest

Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest

Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount - Full Story
November 22, 2014
Fla. man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy

Fla. man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy

A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another Saturday - Full Story
November 21, 2014
Officials call for calm in Ferguson, FBI sends 100 agents

Officials call for calm in Ferguson, FBI sends 100 agents

Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement - Full Story
November 21, 2014
Unarmed NY man fatally shot by rookie cop

Unarmed NY man fatally shot by rookie cop

Man leaving his girlfriend's apartment was killed in a darkened stairwell of a public housing complex after a rookie cop fired his weapon, likely accidentally - Full Story
November 21, 2014

DC service set 20 years after shooting rampage against police

Memorial service is being held for two FBI agents and a District of Columbia police sergeant shot and killed 20 years ago - Full Story



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