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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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January 17, 2014
SHOT Show 2014: The story behind 'Newhall Shooting: A Tactical Analysis' Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

SHOT Show 2014: The story behind 'Newhall Shooting: A Tactical Analysis'

At SHOT 2014, author Mike Wood gave me a signed copy of his book, a modern analysis of the lessons from the Newhall incident - Full Story
January 15, 2014
SHOT Show 2014: How one gunfight in 'paradise' may save officers' lives for years to come Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

SHOT Show 2014: How one gunfight in 'paradise' may save officers' lives for years to come

A 501(c)3 called Project Triage was founded by Chief Chris Howell, who owes his life to a simple trauma kit — and the training he received on how to use it - Full Story
November 25, 2013
Surprises, frustrations, lucky breaks: Lessons from the NJ mall shooting Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Surprises, frustrations, lucky breaks: Lessons from the NJ mall shooting

When a 20-year-old white male stepped through the door with an assault rifle, it turned out to be a lucky night for police and patrons at New Jersey's largest shopping mall - Full Story
November 19, 2013
Redfield CounterStrike optic is a solid choice Lindsey J. Bertomen - Police Products

Redfield CounterStrike optic is a solid choice

This ruggedized red/green dot sight is suitable for duty use and priced for wide adoption - Full Story
November 11, 2013
Video Training: Officers shoot man holding knife to hostage Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Video Training: Officers shoot man holding knife to hostage

Upon viewing the video of the incident in which Daytona Beach police officers were forced to shoot Jermaine Green while he held a woman hostage at knifepoint, 5 training challenges came to mind - Full Story
November 04, 2013
Shooting your way in: Desperate measures for desperate events Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Shooting your way in: Desperate measures for desperate events

After the Virginia Tech attack we tested and videotaped the use of issue weapons/loads against glass samples and several grades of chain and padlocks - Full Story
October 30, 2013
Halloween, toy guns, and officer safety Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Halloween, toy guns, and officer safety

In the wake of the incident last week in Santa Rosa (Calif.) that left a 13-year-old boy fatally shot, we should again discuss the interwoven issues of Halloween, toy guns, and officer safety - Full Story
October 23, 2013
10 tips for when you are served with a use-of-force lawsuit notice Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

10 tips for when you are served with a use-of-force lawsuit notice

Police attorney Lance LoRusso offers a checklist of what to do — and what not to do — when faced with a civil suit - Full Story
October 21, 2013
Gunfight training: Practicing angles of fire Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Gunfight training: Practicing angles of fire

To prepare for a real-life shooting situation on a crowded street, you must go beyond the range - Full Story
October 04, 2013
Gunfight caught on dashcam: 10-minute training Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Gunfight caught on dashcam: 10-minute training

Trooper Matt Zistel of the Oregon State Police was fired on by an ex-U.S. Army Reservist named John Van Allen — Allen was killed by a single gunshot wound, but Zistel is preparing to return to patrol - Full Story



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