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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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Wisc. police vehicle the target of gunfire; 2 officers wounded

By JOHN DOBBERSTEIN and JESSE GARZA MILWAUKEE, Wis. —Two Milwaukee police officers were shot along with... - Full Story


Shot in shoulder, Phila. officer leaves hospital

By Julie Shaw The Philadelphia Daily News Related: Phila. officer shot by masked gunman who shot 3 others... - Full Story


N.M. police fatally shoot suspect in chase

By Joel Gay The Albuquerque Tribune ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A chase at speeds over 100 mph through the West... - Full Story


N.Y. guard shot in Halloween egging incident

By The Associated Press MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. — A security guard who tried to stop a group of young men... - Full Story


Officer shot during Philly holdup dies

Officer Down: Police Officer Charles Cassidy By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — A police officer... - Full Story

In-depth News

A violent month in the city of Brotherly Love

A violent month in the city of Brotherly Love

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police are looking for a man they described as "extremely armed and dangerous" as the suspect in the shooting of Police Officer Charles Cassidy this morning.

Cassidy, a 25-year veteran, was in extremely critical condition and in surgery.

"The officers who are going out there with violent criminals and weapons are being basically assassinated, basically shot for just doing their job and nothing else" - Full Story


Phila. officer shot by masked gunman who shot 3 others

By Joseph A. Gambardello, Dwight Ott and Andrew Maykuth Philadelphia Inquirer Massive manhunt for suspect... - Full Story


Massive manhunt for suspect who shot Phila. officer

By Barbara Boyer The Philadelphia Inquirer Related: Gunman wounds Phila. officer; suspect fatally shot... - Full Story


Houston officer shot by suspect in handcuffs

By Mike Glenn The Houston Chronicle HOUSTON, Texas — A man accused of shooting an off-duty Houston police... - Full Story


Gunman wounds Phila. officer; suspect fatally shot

The Philadelphia News PHILADELPHIA — In just three weeks Koko Bongo, a University City nightclub, is... - Full Story

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