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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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NYPD fatally shoots gunman who wouldn't drop weapon

By Andrew Strickler and Erik German Newsday NEW YORK — A city police officer fatally shot a man in Washington... - Full Story

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Mich. man fatally shot after running down police officer

By Gina Damron The Detroit Free Press Read P1 News Report: Calif. car thief shot after trying to run... - Full Story

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Teen points gun at Chicago officer; suspect fatally shot

Chicago Sun-Times CHICAGO, Ill. — A Chicago Police officer fatally shot a 15-year-old male Thursday night... - Full Story

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Texas officer wounded in gunbattle

The Waco Tribune-Herald WACO, Texas — A Waco police officer and a local resident were shot after exchanging... - Full Story

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Calif. officer sprayed with chemical shoots at driver

By Mark Gomez Mercury News SANTA CLARA, Calif — A Santa Clara police officer who was sprayed in the face... - Full Story

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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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