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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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July 20, 2012
Hero: Slow down...my wounds aren't life threatening Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Hero: Slow down...my wounds aren't life threatening

At approximately 2300 hours on Sunday, May 6th 2012, California Highway Patrol Officer David “Ryan”... - Full Story
July 16, 2012
Will competition get you killed? Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Will competition get you killed?

The younger generation of police officers are becoming interested in competition as a way to “put their skills to the test” - Full Story
June 29, 2012
Wounded SC officer said 'Not Today' — and meant it Hayley Hudson - Stories from the Beat

Wounded SC officer said 'Not Today' — and meant it

What was supposed to be a well-earned lunch turned into an unexpected gunfight - Full Story
June 27, 2012
Deadly force: Thou shall not (intend to) kill Ed Flosi - Taking Training to the Next Level

Deadly force: Thou shall not (intend to) kill

“Bond, James Bond.” If this is how you introduce yourself, and you are employed by Her Majesty’s... - Full Story
June 26, 2012
Firearms Q&A: Jimmie McCoy of Meggitt Training Systems Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Firearms Q&A: Jimmie McCoy of Meggitt Training Systems

Back in May, I connected with three of my top firearms writers — Dick Fairburn, Lindsey Bertomen,... - Full Story
June 11, 2012
What's the difference between 'offensive' and 'defensive' shooting? Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

What's the difference between 'offensive' and 'defensive' shooting?

When trained thoroughly, mentally, physically, and visually in true reactive shooting, there is no difference between 'offensive' and 'defensive' shooting - Full Story
June 07, 2012
The moral imperative of survival Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

The moral imperative of survival

We may sense a global sadness about the loss of one’s potential for good, but being thankful that the other guy is dead and you’re still alive is not morally repugnant - Full Story
June 04, 2012
Train your brain to win the fight Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Train your brain to win the fight

Coach your students — and yourself, since we are all self-taught to a large degree — using positive techniques under stressful conditions as much as possible - Full Story
June 01, 2012
Lessons learned from an Ohio SBC incident Chris Cerino - Firearms Training: Fundamentally Sound

Lessons learned from an Ohio SBC incident

Is your 'tactical toolbox' a mess or is it organized with your favorite tool right on top, ready to use? - Full Story
May 24, 2012
Law mandates fitness for police officers Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Law mandates fitness for police officers

Be serious in your physical training — your life depends on it now and your quality of life depends on it later - Full Story



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