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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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Conn. officer fatally shot checking suspicious activity

The Associated Press Officer Down: Matthew MorelliNORWALK, Conn. — Police blocked off city streets... - Full Story


Fla. officer shot by drug suspect

By Adrian Uribarri and Stephen Hudak The Orlando SentinelMOUNT DORA, Fla. — A drug suspect was... - Full Story


Calif. police shoot robber with fake gun

By Henry K. Lee The San Francisco Chronicle Related: But what if it isn't really a gun? UNION CITY —... - Full Story


N.J. officer fights naked suspect, shot in head

By Robert Moran and Peter Mucha The Philadelphia Inquirer CAMDEN, N.J. — A confrontation this morning... - Full Story


Balt. man with body armor fires at police

By Julie Scharper Baltimore Sun reporter BALTIMORE, Md. — A man wearing body armor shot two police... - Full Story


Minn. police shoot boy with fake gun

By Mara H. Gottfried Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Minneapolis police shot and wounded 15-year-old... - Full Story

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Authorities hunt for fugitive who shot N.M. sergeant

Authorities hunt for fugitive who shot N.M. sergeant

RUIDOSO DOWNS, N.M. — A Lincoln County sheriff's deputy was in critical condition Thursday night after being shot by a fugitive as he tried to make a traffic stop.

The shooting happened at about 1:30 p.m. after Sgt. Robert Shepperd spotted Kurt Sohrbeck in a pickup truck and tried to pull him over.

"The deputy pulled the truck over and that's when he was wounded by the suspect"

- Full Story


N.Y. officer shoots knife-wielding suspect

By Andrew Stickler NewsdayNASSAU, N.Y. — A Nassau police officer yesterday shot to death a knife-wielding... - Full Story


Ariz. officer shoots armed suspect

The Associated PressPHOENIX — A suspect in a "beer run" was shot minutes later after... - Full Story


Wis. officer cleared in fatal shooting

The Associated PressSHELL LAKE, Wis. — A special prosecutor has found a fatal shooting by a Spooner... - Full Story

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