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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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Calif. car thief shot after trying to run over police

Calif. car thief shot after trying to run over police

MANTECA, Calif. — Police shot and wounded a car thief Tuesday after the suspect evaded police and tried to run over an officer.

"The driver of the stolen car drove directly where the officer was standing," said a police spokesman. "The officer backpedaled, firing several rounds, hitting the car and hitting the driver in one of his hands."

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Calif. car thief shot after trying to run over police

Modesto Bee Staff MANTECA, Calif. — Police on Tuesday morning shot and wounded a car theft suspect as... - Full Story

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Calif. police fatally shoot weapon-brandishing suspect

By Henry K. Lee San Francisco Chronicle RICHMOND, Calif. — A Richmond police officer shot and killed... - Full Story

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Texas officer wounded during pursuit

By Emily Tsao The Dallas Morning News GARLAND, Texas — A man was dead early Monday, apparently of a self-inflicted... - Full Story

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Texas officer killed in shootout while chasing suspect

Texas officer killed in shootout while chasing suspect

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A newly minted San Antonio police detective who was part of an operation to ensnare a man sought in a shooting was gunned down by the suspect at an apartment complex.

Mario Moreno, an 11-year SAPD and father of two, was fatally shot by a suspect during a daylight sting.

"He loved his life, his wife, his children and he loved being a police officer. It was his dream to be a police officer. He had a great desire to make this city a safer place"

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Rookie Phila. officer shot in face during traffic stop

By Barbara Boyer, Larry Eichel and Andrew Maykuth The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — A rookie Philadelphia... - Full Story

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N.C. officer shot stopping a burglary in progress

By Sam LaGrone The News & Observer DURHAM, N.C. — A Durham police officer was wounded Sunday night... - Full Story

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Texas officer killed in shootout while chasing suspect

Officer Down: Detective Mario Moreno Watch Video By Graeme Zielinski, Moises Mendoza, and Nancy Marti... - Full Story

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Dallas undercover officer fatally shoots man in prostitution sting

By Tanya Eiserer The Dallas Morning News DALLAS, Tex. — An undercover vice officer shot and killed a... - Full Story

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Man shot after striking Chicago officer with vehicle

P-1 Editor's Note -- "Treat a vehicle just like any other deadly weapon," says training expert... - Full Story



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