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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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20-year-old N.J. cop candidate fatally shot

By Russell Ben-Ali The Star-Ledger NEWARK, N.J. — A 20-year-old Newark police candidate died late Friday... - Full Story


Police slaying suspect back in Philly

The Associated Press Read full news report PHILADELPHIA — A man accused of killing a police officer during... - Full Story


Minn. officer shot in face, suffers minor wounds

Officer Matt Hendrickson was responding to a call of a man with a gun when the suspect fired a shot in... - Full Story


Ill. teen fatally shot after pointing gun at police

By Jeremy Gorner Tribune staff reporter HARVEY, Ill. — A Harvey police officer Wednesday night shot and... - Full Story


Robber points gun at N.C. officer; suspect fatally shot

By Stanley B. Chambers Jr. The News & Observer DURHAM, N.C. — A Durham police officer shot and killed... - Full Story


Ark. Game & Fish officer shot while patrolling park

The Pine Bluff Commercial NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— An Arkansas Game & Fish Commission wildlife officer... - Full Story


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

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