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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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Rookie Miami-Dade officer shot

BY David Ovalle The Miami HeraldCUTLER RIDGE, Fla. — A rookie Miami-Dade police officer was shot... - Full Story


Teen son arrested in Ga. deputy's slaying

The Associated PressLAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — The 17-year-old boy was arrested Friday and charged with... - Full Story


LAPD fatally shoots suspect after pursuit

By Susannah Rosenblatt, Joel Rubin The Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police officer... - Full Story


Ariz. officer fatally shoots fleeing suspect

The Associated PressTUCSON — A veteran Tucson police officer fatally shot a man outside a home,... - Full Story


Va. police fatally shoot armed robber

By Duane Bourne The Virginian-PilotVIRGINIA BEACH — A man who was shot and killed by a Beach police... - Full Story


Pa. officer shot himself, authorities say

By Kathleen Brady Shea The Philadelphia InquirerDARBY, Pa. — Police have concluded that the gunshot... - Full Story


What the new study of shootings of unarmed suspects means to you Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

What the new study of shootings of unarmed suspects means to you

Part 2 of a 2-part series [Editor’s note: In Part 1 we reported on a ground-breaking new study by researcher Tom Aveni on why and under what circumsta... - Full Story


Tenn. deputies fatally shoot domestic abuser

By Robert Wilson The Knoxville-News SentinelMARYVILLE, Tenn. — Leroy Hickman Jr. had made clear... - Full Story


Wounded Calif. officer loses leg

By Jason Kotowski The Bakersfield CalifornianBAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield police Officer Dennis... - Full Story


Wounded Ariz. cop leaves hospital

By Elias C. Arnold The Arizona RepublicGOODYEAR, Ariz. - Goodyear police Officer Ricky Melrose was released... - Full Story

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