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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 12, 2013
7 ways to avoid becoming a victim of your own weapon handling Mark Schraer - Moving Beyond Qualification

7 ways to avoid becoming a victim of your own weapon handling

Negligent discharges result from involuntary muscular contraction of the hand and finger muscles caused by startle effect, balance disruption, and/or sympathetic response - Full Story
April 10, 2013
Study proves 'cop cameras' cut citizen complaints Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Study proves 'cop cameras' cut citizen complaints

Study by TASER International and Calif. PD shows video cameras worn by police officers have a deterrent effect on citizens initiating false and frivolous allegations of police misconduct - Full Story
April 10, 2013
Reality Training: Cop calmly describes his assailant, 'Shots fired. I'm hit' PoliceOne Staff - Reality Training: Roll Call Video Review

Reality Training: Cop calmly describes his assailant, 'Shots fired. I'm hit'

Despite taking two rounds to his vest and one which tore into his abdomen, Officer David Wagoner of the Cape Coral (Fla.) Police Department calmly described his assailants as they sped off - Full Story
March 12, 2013
Weaver vs. Isosceles: What's best for you? Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Weaver vs. Isosceles: What's best for you?

These two systems can be compared to a "hard" style of martial art versus a "soft" style - Full Story
March 01, 2013
Staring down a would-be cop killer: Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Staring down a would-be cop killer: "He couldn't stand me looking at him"

Officer Dan Doherty looked on as Judge Jillian Abrahamson sentenced Myles Webster to 60-years-to-life in prison for the attempted assassination of the Manchester (N.H.) cop. - Full Story
February 07, 2013
A manifesto, a manhunt, and a murderous mess Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A manifesto, a manhunt, and a murderous mess

Cops across California are looking for Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Navy lieutenant and ex-LAPD... - Full Story
January 11, 2013
Would you ever give up your gun? Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Would you ever give up your gun?

There’s no ‘always’ and no ‘never’ in the real world, says Harvey Hedden, Executive Director of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association - Full Story
January 07, 2013
Standout warriors: Are you The One? Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Standout warriors: Are you The One?

Let 'em call you Tackleberry if they like, because when the ___ hits the fan, you are The One they'll look to for help! - Full Story
December 14, 2012
Ore. mall shooting highlights importance of police partnerships with the private sector Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Ore. mall shooting highlights importance of police partnerships with the private sector

When a masked gunman opened fire in a crowded mall outside of Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday more than... - Full Story



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