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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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March 01, 2010
Product Review: Ruger LCR Double-Action Revolver Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Product Review: Ruger LCR Double-Action Revolver

The LCR, a radical new snubnose .38, seems like something out of Buck Rogers, and when you read the list of ingredients, it seems even more space age - Full Story
February 24, 2010
 Media strategies following use-of-force incidents Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Media strategies following use-of-force incidents

Officer James Peters of Scottsdale (Ariz.) PD just had his sixth OIS — some reporters have decided there's something wrong with that on its face - Full Story
February 17, 2010
10 critical habits for winning a gunfight Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

10 critical habits for winning a gunfight

Police encounters against armed assailants are on the rise — how can we ensure that cops win those fights? - Full Story
February 12, 2010
Making the case for distance shooting Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Making the case for distance shooting

Your sidearm will never be a carbine, but it will be there when you need it, provided you brought it in the first place and you have the skill to use it effectively - Full Story
February 05, 2010
Ambush in the brush! Roy Bedard - Learning from the Experience

Ambush in the brush!

In an open area of the woods known as “the shooting range” Officer Vann Streety survived a deadly ambush through his own sheer force of will - Full Story
January 29, 2010
Fighting the contagious fire phenomenon Chuck Joyner - Survival Sciences

Fighting the contagious fire phenomenon

One reason contagious fire happens is that we unintentionally reinforce it with our firearms training - Full Story
January 29, 2010
Backup gun strategies for the police professional Mike Boyle - Firearms Training and Tactics

Backup gun strategies for the police professional

BUGs continue to save police officers’ lives in the 21st century - Full Story
January 27, 2010
Killed because they were cops National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund - Featuring articles from Executive Director Craig Floyd

Killed because they were cops

15 officers have been killed in only 5 separate multiple-death incidents - Full Story
January 22, 2010
SHOT Show 2010: Springfield reveals the concealable XD(M) 3.8 back-up gun Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

SHOT Show 2010: Springfield reveals the concealable XD(M) 3.8 back-up gun

While you don’t gain any added concealment with the grip length unchanged, you also don’t lose any rounds for when the fight is on - Full Story
January 22, 2010
Remember the Safety Circle when muzzling your gun Bill Campbell - Bringing the Street to the Range

Remember the Safety Circle when muzzling your gun

A training concept taught for a decade is still unfamiliar to many officers and agencies - Full Story



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