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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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June 11, 2010
Practicing pivots and turns on the firing range Bill Campbell - Bringing the Street to the Range

Practicing pivots and turns on the firing range

On the range, officers are not going to turn suddenly up-range and engage a live-fire target with a real firearm — this would be considered unsafe — but this possibility does exist on the street - Full Story
June 04, 2010
Dealing with a coordinated, multiple-location terrorist attack Jeremy Stafford - The Tactical Approach

Dealing with a coordinated, multiple-location terrorist attack

Multiple Attack Counter Terror Action Capabilities — or MACTAC — is a blend of USMC fire-team tactics and current Police active shooter tactics - Full Story
June 02, 2010
Understanding an officer's reaction to that 'one big mistake' Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Understanding an officer's reaction to that 'one big mistake'

Despite all good intentions and preparations, an OBM event may occur — understanding probable emotional reactions is critical to officer survival - Full Story
May 26, 2010
So-called 'no-kill' bill surfaces in NY Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

So-called 'no-kill' bill surfaces in NY

This ill-advised piece of legislation was drafted in the aftermath of the death of Sean Bell outside a Queens, New York strip club in November 2006 - Full Story
May 26, 2010
Why shooting to wound doesn’t make sense scientifically, legally, or tactically Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Why shooting to wound doesn’t make sense scientifically, legally, or tactically

Force Science re-states its case in light of recent 'no-kill bill' proposal - Full Story
May 20, 2010
P1 First Person: What are we waiting for? PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: What are we waiting for?

By Detective Robert Tirollo Criminal Investigations Division Lee County Sheriff's OfficeIt seems that... - Full Story
May 17, 2010
The warrior and the merchant: Define who you are Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

The warrior and the merchant: Define who you are

Warrior! The word has caught on in everyday speech and has been applied to sports figures, articles of... - Full Story
May 10, 2010
Calif. police snipers end deadly standoff Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Calif. police snipers end deadly standoff

A 20-year-old suspect held his own mother at gunpoint for 30 hours - Full Story
May 10, 2010
Ambush: Fighting your way through hell Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Ambush: Fighting your way through hell

Reclaim the element of surprise — attack the ambush! - Full Story
May 05, 2010
Active shooters in schools: The enemy is denial Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Active shooters in schools: The enemy is denial

Preventing juvenile mass murder in American schools is the job of police officers, school teachers, and concerned parents - Full Story



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