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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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Things to know about police shootings and mental illness

Advocates for the mentally ill say too many people who belong in mental health treatment wind up in jail cells - Full Story

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Video: Minn. officer accidentally shoots, wounds suspect after pursuit

Video: Minn. officer accidentally shoots, wounds suspect after pursuit

The officer later said firearms training 20 days prior might have been a contributing factor to muscle memory - Full Story

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Minn. officer accidentally shoots, wounds suspect after pursuit

In the dash cam video, the two exchange words and acknowledged the shooting was not intentional.

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Dramatic 911 tape played at NYC officer's manslaughter trial

Prosecutors allege Peter Liang acted recklessly in his handling of his weapon - Full Story

Columns

14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program Ron LaPedis - Private Industry and Public Safety

14 keys for a successful patrol rifle program

A panel of three experts led the patrol rifle session of the 2016 SHOT Show Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) - Full Story

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NY deputy shoots himself in leg at juvenile center

The gun fired as the Seneca County deputy was re-holstering it - Full Story



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