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.
The nation pays tribute to law enforcement this week as we recognize the sacrifices of those fallen and honor those who continue to protect and serve. Read about ceremonies and tributes taking place across the U.S., as well as expert perspectives from PoliceOne columnists on what the week truly means, and where we go from here. - Full Story
CBS' '60 Minutes' took a closer look at sovereign citizens, who are increasingly attacking and killing officers. The segment featured an interview of West Memphis Chief of Police Bob Paudert, whose son, Brandon, was killed last year.