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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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Seattle woodcarver shooting case ends in $1.5M settlement Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Seattle woodcarver shooting case ends in $1.5M settlement

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

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Man shoots trooper, then gets shot

Man shoots trooper, then gets shot

A drunken man in Louisiana shot a State Trooper Wednesday, grazing him in the head. He was about to shoot the downed trooper again when backup arrived. Fired through cruiser windshield

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Drunk man fires at trooper's head, gets shot by backup

Drunk man fires at trooper's head, gets shot by backup

Was preparing to shoot the downed trooper again when West Baton Rouge Parish deputies shot at him - Full Story

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DA charges Calif. detective in killing of tenant

Associated PressMODESTO, Calif. — Prosecutors say a Northern California sheriff's detective accused... - Full Story

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Officer, suspect dead after Phoenix shootout

Off-duty officers were working a private security job at a nightclub when gun battle broke out - Full Story

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22-year-old fires AK-47 at SWAT team

22-year-old fires AK-47 at SWAT team

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

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22-year-old wore explosives, fired AK-47 at SWAT team

22-year-old wore explosives, fired AK-47 at SWAT team

Blakely Hilton Jernigan fired a handgun directly at an officer’s chest from close range - Full Story

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P1 First Person: The investigation and review following deadly force incidents PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: The investigation and review following deadly force incidents

By Sgt. Mike Nevin San Francisco Police Department“I have neither the time nor the inclination... - Full Story

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Video: Dash cam clears cop in fatal shooting

The video was instrumental in determining that officers did what they had to do to minimize a very dangerous threat - Full Story



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