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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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December 18, 2015
How we can get 'Below 100' LODDs in 2016 John Bennett - Walking the Walk

How we can get 'Below 100' LODDs in 2016

Although the end of 2015 is still a couple of weeks away, more than 100 officers have lost their lives in the line-of-duty this year — that is insanity - Full Story
December 09, 2015
Departments must train citizens to be first responders during active shootings American Military University - In Public Safety

Departments must train citizens to be first responders during active shootings

Traditional first responders include law enforcement, the fire service, and emergency medical personnel - Full Story
December 04, 2015
When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident

Active killer incidents and other large-scale mass-casualty events are sudden — you need to get ready with tactics and tools to help get you through a very, very long day - Full Story
December 02, 2015
Rapid Response: How the San Bernardino massacre differs from other mass killings Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: How the San Bernardino massacre differs from other mass killings

The manner in which the assault on the Inland Regional Center was carried out holds some hallmarks of attacks we have seen overseas such as in Paris and Mali last month, and Mumbai in 2008 - Full Story
November 24, 2015
Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them)

Law enforcement leaders are now faced with seemingly impossible tasks, and yet they are accomplishing those things despite difficult conditions - Full Story
November 23, 2015
How to effectively take (or penetrate) cover in a critical incident Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

How to effectively take (or penetrate) cover in a critical incident

Using cover can save your life, so you owe it to yourself to be well-trained in its use - Full Story
November 14, 2015
Rapid Response: Paris terror attacks remind police to prepare for the worst Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: Paris terror attacks remind police to prepare for the worst

Know that it can happen here — quite easily, in fact - Full Story
November 13, 2015
Policing Matters Podcast: Introduction, Quentin Tarantino reaction, Active Shooter planning Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie - Policing Matters

Policing Matters Podcast: Introduction, Quentin Tarantino reaction, Active Shooter planning

PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie and retired San Francisco officer Jim Dudley discuss current news, offer advice, thoughts, tips and laughs for officers - Full Story
November 11, 2015
6 'old school' rules that still apply to use of force Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

6 'old school' rules that still apply to use of force

We may have allowed our critics to get into our heads and cloud our minds at times of critical decision-making - Full Story
November 11, 2015
Betrayal: How I reconcile the Joe Gliniewicz I knew with the one I didn't PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Betrayal: How I reconcile the Joe Gliniewicz I knew with the one I didn't

People felt they knew Joe well, but of course they didn’t know the Joe that we are hearing about now - Full Story



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