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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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April 14, 2010
It's in the cards: Two officers' pocket-sized survival reminders Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

It's in the cards: Two officers' pocket-sized survival reminders

Surviving a shooting is made much easier by a small piece of plastic - Full Story
April 14, 2010
Living with the sacrifice: Catastrophically-injured officers Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

Living with the sacrifice: Catastrophically-injured officers

HPD Officer Rick Salter told a local newspaper, “The shooter didn’t kill me, but he still took my life” — sadly, he is one of many cops in a similar circumstance - Full Story
April 12, 2010
The five rings and the pistol Jeff Hall - Zen and the Gunfighter

The five rings and the pistol

You can’t do the cool stuff until you have mastered the basics - Full Story
April 08, 2010
Tips for interviewing of OIS survivors Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Tips for interviewing of OIS survivors

In one word, name a critical — and unfortunately common — mistake investigators make when... - Full Story
April 05, 2010
Ambush: Awareness means avoidance Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Ambush: Awareness means avoidance

Though the numbers vary considerably, anywhere from 11 to 20 percent of the officers killed by gunfire each year die in ambush scenarios - Full Story
April 01, 2010
In rural Wisconsin, a case study in mutual aid Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

In rural Wisconsin, a case study in mutual aid

A violent domestic, a house fire, a knife-wielding suspect, multiple rescues, and a “seamless response” give us an opportunity to sit back and be amazed - Full Story
March 25, 2010
Plainclothes cop shoots gunmen, ends robbery spree Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Plainclothes cop shoots gunmen, ends robbery spree

Nashville Police Officer Justin Fox was at the right place at the right time to shoot three masked gunmen in a hotel lobby - Full Story
March 12, 2010
Prone subjects: Deadly in an instant Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Prone subjects: Deadly in an instant

The Hillsboro (Ore.), Police Department and the Force Science Institute partner to explore threats posed by prone suspects — the Discovery Channel videotapes it - Full Story
March 12, 2010
Issue handguns: One size doesn’t fit all Mike Boyle - Firearms Training and Tactics

Issue handguns: One size doesn’t fit all

There is no reason that officers with shorter arms or smaller hands cannot perform to high levels - Full Story
March 10, 2010
5 lessons learned from a deadly encounter with an Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

5 lessons learned from a deadly encounter with an "unarmed" subject

In Waterloo, Iowa, a suspect is "unarmed" — but still very dangerous — in a textbook case for never underestimating a "weaponless" opponent - Full Story



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