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.
John Williams, described as a “master woodcarver” and “partly deaf” was shot by Officer Ian Birk of the Seattle (Wash.) PD—Williams’ family has reached a $1.5 million settlement with the city - Full Story
Blakely Hilton Jernigan's body, which was strapped with explosives, remained in the backyard after the standoff while a bomb squad scoured his apartment, where they found coke, pot, guns and long blades. Officer shot in chest