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.
An officer stands near rescue vehicles about a block away from where a U.S. Marshal and two St. Petersburg police officers were shot while trying to serve an arrest warrant. (AP Photo) Suspect remains barricaded