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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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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
December 12, 2012
2012 in Review: Paying tribute to those we lost Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

2012 in Review: Paying tribute to those we lost

Recently I had the opportunity to watch the 2007 PBS documentary “The War,” an outstanding... - Full Story
October 24, 2012
Combat stress in law enforcement: Does it exist? Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Combat stress in law enforcement: Does it exist?

Command officers must anticipate an officer's reactions to stressful conditions - Full Story



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