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.
A three-year veteran of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department was visiting a friend at a pizza delivery restaurant Saturday when he unwittingly became the centerpiece of an explosive drama that left one dead and three others injured. - Full Story
Although a deputy is always a police officer, being off duty can affect his or her reaction, as seen in Deputy Frank Pobjecky's shooting of four armed robbery suspects at Marie's Pizza in Rockford, Ill. 'It's survival'