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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 11, 2012
Blue on Blue: Prepare for the unthinkable Ken Hardesty - Excellence in Training

Blue on Blue: Prepare for the unthinkable

The more aware our officers are, the better mentally prepared they will be when presented with one of these horrific scenarios - Full Story
April 06, 2012
Blue on Blue: Lessons from a tragic 2007 shooting Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Blue on Blue: Lessons from a tragic 2007 shooting

When one of your 'band of brothers' leaves the band - Full Story
April 04, 2012
Blue on Blue: When a suspect looks like a cop Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Blue on Blue: When a suspect looks like a cop

This month, PoliceOne examines the sensitive issue of police officers who suddenly become deadly threats to other cops - we begin with the threat posed by impersonators - Full Story
March 30, 2012
Point shooting: Instinctive response to deadly threats Mike Rayburn - Combat Gunfighting

Point shooting: Instinctive response to deadly threats

Shooting is not instinctive, but the natural reactions your body has to the stress of a life-or-death encounter are, for the most part, instinctive - Full Story
March 19, 2012
Off-duty carry: Answer these key questions Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Off-duty carry: Answer these key questions

The choice of weapon will reflect the values and belief systems of the person carrying the weapon - Full Story
March 16, 2012
Firearms training: Train hard, fight easy Chris Cerino - Firearms Training: Fundamentally Sound

Firearms training: Train hard, fight easy

It’s not perfect practice that makes perfect, but the willingness to make mistakes in the pursuit of perfection - Full Story
March 15, 2012
P1 First Person: The illusion of seeing PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: The illusion of seeing

By Derrick D. Bartlett PoliceOne Member Your shift has been quiet to the point of being boring. You’re... - Full Story
March 15, 2012
Police attorney offers 'best practices' tips to civil rights overseers Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Police attorney offers 'best practices' tips to civil rights overseers

By Charles Remsberg Last November, the Civil Rights Division of the US DOJ sent a nine-page “technical... - Full Story
March 08, 2012
The 'excited utterance' and officer-involved trauma Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

The 'excited utterance' and officer-involved trauma

In making 'spontaneous exclamations' or 'res gestae statements' following a critical incident, an officer is merely trying to construct a narrative that makes sense to a freshly-traumatized brain - Full Story
March 05, 2012
Officer John Carter: A story of overcoming Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Officer John Carter: A story of overcoming

Helen Keller once said, “All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.”... - Full Story



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