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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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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
September 18, 2013
Haunted by 'cop dreams:' An officer's real-life nightmare Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Haunted by 'cop dreams:' An officer's real-life nightmare

When the situation you've always feared and trained for happens, will you be ready? - Full Story
September 10, 2013
Vest For Life is saving LEOs' lives with donated body armor Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Vest For Life is saving LEOs' lives with donated body armor

As infuriating as it may be, many agencies don’t outfit their officers with body armor, causing officers to choose between buying proper ballistic protection and putting food on the family table - Full Story
August 28, 2013
Reality Training: Tenn. suicide-by-cop incident caught on dashcam PoliceOne Staff - Reality Training: Roll Call Video Review

Reality Training: Tenn. suicide-by-cop incident caught on dashcam

Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said that his department will use the video for training purposes — so will we - Full Story



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