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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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June 26, 2014
PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

"I got shot in the face": How I survived and healed

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story
June 19, 2014
My partner got shot in the face... and I was collateral damage PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

My partner got shot in the face... and I was collateral damage

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story
June 06, 2014
10 lessons from 53 Top Cop Award winners Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

10 lessons from 53 Top Cop Award winners

We consider some of the lessons the 53 heroes have provided us by their achievements and by the examples they set as "Top Cops" - Full Story
June 02, 2014
Innovative OIS protocol focuses on compassion for involved officer Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Innovative OIS protocol focuses on compassion for involved officer

When and how to interview an officer and conduct a walk-through of the incident are sources of controversy among OIS investigators - Full Story
May 02, 2014
Why we should reconsider Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

Why we should reconsider "Reloading!" in a gunfight

Conditioning our students to reflexively announce that their gun has run dry in the middle of a gunfight might be a dangerous habit to be avoided, at least in certain situations - Full Story
April 28, 2014
Force Science Institute details reasons for delaying interviews with OIS survivors Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Force Science Institute details reasons for delaying interviews with OIS survivors

Recently, Force Science News sat down with FSI executive director Dr. Bill Lewinski to explore this persistent controversy — here are highlights of that conversation, explaining in detail why the Force Science Institute supports delayed interviewing - Full Story
April 14, 2014
New study: Mental imagery boosts shooting accuracy under threat Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

New study: Mental imagery boosts shooting accuracy under threat

When then exposed to a simulated gunbattle, the mental imagers consistently out-performed the others, whose targeting skills under fire tended to erode significantly from their “normal” level of accuracy - Full Story
March 27, 2014
How this one interview technique can beat lying suspects Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

How this one interview technique can beat lying suspects

Subjects seeking to be deceptive overwhelmingly prefer closed-ended questions that let them get by with abbreviated statements whereas truthful individuals will mine their memories for the truth - Full Story
March 19, 2014
What was it like when you pulled the trigger? P1 Community - The Question

What was it like when you pulled the trigger?

A question posted recently on Quora asked, “What does it feel like to shoot someone in the line... - Full Story
March 03, 2014
Innovative OIS protocol blends interview and walk-through processes Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Innovative OIS protocol blends interview and walk-through processes

By advocating that the two events be combined into a single occurrence, Lieutenant Todd Larson of the Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD has brought a new protocol to his agency that satisfies administrators, prosecutors, investigators, and officers alike - Full Story



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