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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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2 New Orleans cops shot, 1 suspect dead

An early morning traffic stop developed into a gunfight - Full Story


8 ways to help another cop after a shooting Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

8 ways to help another cop after a shooting

Often fellow officers unwittingly inflict secondary assaults because they don’t know how to appropriately relate to a colleague who has been involved in an OIS or other critical incident - Full Story


Colo. suspect shot by police after taking hostages

Local news reports suspect upset over price of puppy he was trying to buy - Full Story


No charges in NY 'friendly fire' shooting death

A neighbor reported that she was backing out of her driveway when the suspect, wearing dark clothing and a hockey mask, jumped on the hood of her car - Full Story


NY cop escapes injury in gun battle

One shot struck Officer Thomas Richards's gun belt, but the bullet was deflected by a spare ammunition magazine - Full Story


NC officer opens fire after man rams cruiser

Sheriff Van Duncan said his officers "acted appropriately" when Jacob Cody Plemmons rammed his truck into a patrol car, pinning two deputies inside - Full Story


Texas officer fatally shoots suspect

SWAT officers were told 52-year-old Travis Henderson had a firearm and planned to harm himself - Full Story


Mass. officer shot by Sgt. improving

Authorities said Saturday that Hamilton Sgt. Ken Nagy had arranged to meet with Lantych Friday night when the 44-year-old Nagy shot him - Full Story


DA: Mass. sergeant shoots officer, kills self

DA: Mass. sergeant shoots officer, kills self

Authorities found Beverly police Officer Jason Lantych shot multiple times - Full Story


You've been in a critical incident... now what?

You've been in a critical incident... now what?

Comparing some poorly-understood concept of real PTSD to a normal human reaction to a tragic event is a mistake of massive proportion. - Full Story

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