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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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St. Louis man taken down after drawing gun on officers

By Leah Thorsen St. Louis Post-DispatchST. LOUIS — Police said a man killed in a confrontation... - Full Story

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Fla. officer shoots man after getting hit with her own TASER

By Martin E. Comas Orlando SentinelEUSTIS, Fla. — A police officer shot and critically wounded... - Full Story

Videos

Manny Kapelsohn: Officer Involved Shooting

In this PoliceOneTV Video, Betsy Brantner-Smith speaks with Manny Kapelsohn about handling officer involved shootings. They discuss how to balance an officer's emotional well-being while simulateneously dealing with legal and investigative issues after a situation like this occurs. Manny says that the providing of counsel should occur as soon as possible in this type of situation.

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Memphis police defend decision to shoot dogs

Memphis Commercial AppealMEMPHIS, Tenn. — A raised baton is often all a police officer needs to... - Full Story

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Pa. cop accidentally shoots prison volunteers

By Mike Wereschagin Pittsburgh Tribune ReviewPITTSBURGH — A Wilkinsburg police officer accidentally... - Full Story

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Calif. police shoot man attacking with knife

Calif. police shoot man attacking with knife

Associated PressSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police at California State University, Sacramento shot a man... - Full Story

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Indy officer hit by bullet fragment in shootout

By John Tuohy Indianapolis StarINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Police arrested a 27-year-old man Tuesday they... - Full Story

Columns

Trigger weight, performance, and safety Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Trigger weight, performance, and safety

One of the questions I am often asked is what weight trigger is optimal for a law enforcement or CCW fi... - Full Story

Columns

A gun was to his head, but the fight was not over Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

A gun was to his head, but the fight was not over

“There is always one more thing you can do...” are the words of Lt. General Hal Moore, th... - Full Story

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Police invite scrutiny of racial profiling

Police invite scrutiny of racial profiling

By Kevin Johnson USA TodayDENVER, Colo. — By the time police Sgt. Robert Motyka responds to the... - Full Story



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