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.
Don Gulla — a 27-year veteran of the King County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office — demonstrated numerous drills and exercises that can be used at roll call to help officers defend against an ambush or assassination attempt - Full Story
With police officer deaths headed toward as many as 200 this year (approximately half of line of duty deaths have been by murder) police trainers are asking themselves some hard questions about what’s going wrong - Full Story
Colorado fugitive Jesse R. Mathews, charged in the April 2 fatal shooting of Sgt. Tim Chapin, is brought into a court hearing in Chattanooga on Wed. Witnesses described the shooting in detail. (AP Photo/Bill Poovey). "Like it was nothing"