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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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May 24, 2012
Law mandates fitness for police officers Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Law mandates fitness for police officers

Be serious in your physical training — your life depends on it now and your quality of life depends on it later - Full Story
May 11, 2012
Is the piston the next big evolution for the AR? Andrew L. Butts - Firearms Evals

Is the piston the next big evolution for the AR?

One of the most discussed changes has been the switch from the original gas tube system to that of an external piston to cycle the action - Full Story
May 09, 2012
Setting the record straight on the Newhall Incident Mark Schraer - Moving Beyond Qualification

Setting the record straight on the Newhall Incident

For more than forty years it has been wrongly alleged that Officer James Pence placed spent casings into his jacket pocket during the gunfight - Full Story
May 03, 2012
Parole for Kan. cop-killer George Rainey? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Parole for Kan. cop-killer George Rainey?

We've worked cases like these a half dozen or more times, and we've got a a pretty outstanding success rate - Full Story
April 16, 2012
Live-fire training in teams Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Live-fire training in teams

Let's start practicing team gunfighting skills to magnify our effectiveness when deadly force is required - Full Story
April 13, 2012
Blue on Blue: Reactions to a cop-on-cop shooting Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Blue on Blue: Reactions to a cop-on-cop shooting

In a few, fortunately quite rare cases, a good guy becomes the bad guy and these encounters turn deadly - Full Story
April 11, 2012
Blue on Blue: How to prepare for the unthinkable Ken Hardesty - Excellence in Training

Blue on Blue: How to prepare for the unthinkable

The more aware our officers are, the better mentally prepared they will be when presented with one of these horrific scenarios - Full Story
April 06, 2012
Blue on Blue: Lessons from a tragic 2007 shooting Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Blue on Blue: Lessons from a tragic 2007 shooting

When one of your 'band of brothers' leaves the band - Full Story
April 04, 2012
Blue on Blue: When a suspect looks like a cop Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Blue on Blue: When a suspect looks like a cop

This month, PoliceOne examines the sensitive issue of police officers who suddenly become deadly threats to other cops - we begin with the threat posed by impersonators - Full Story
March 30, 2012
Point shooting: Instinctive response to deadly threats Mike Rayburn - Combat Gunfighting

Point shooting: Instinctive response to deadly threats

Shooting is not instinctive, but the natural reactions your body has to the stress of a life-or-death encounter are, for the most part, instinctive - Full Story



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