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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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NJ cop killed in townhouse shooting

Lakewood police say the officer was shot around 5 p.m. Friday - Full Story

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Mexico: Teen died from Border cop's gunshot

An autopsy says the teen who was throwing rocks at the agents was killed by gunfire, not by falling from the fence - Full Story

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2010 sees fewest fatal police shootings for NYPD

NYPD officers are firing fewer times and the number of people killed by police bullets each year has hovered around a dozen during the past decade - Full Story

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Gunfight training: Hype, myth, and BS

Gunfight training: Hype, myth, and BS

What separates world-class performers from everyone else is what they think, believe, and program into their minds and are able to access under stress. - Full Story

Columns

Gunfight training: Hype, myth, and BS (part one) Ron Avery - The PoliceOne Firearms Corner

Gunfight training: Hype, myth, and BS (part one)

What separates world-class performers from everyone else is what they think, believe, and program into their minds and are able to access under stress - Full Story

In-depth News

SF chief to try again for TASERs

SF chief to try again for TASERs

Use-of-force experts who viewed the video recording of a recent OIS with a man in a wheelchair said a TASER could have prevented the use of a gun in that situation.

- Full Story

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Parents find phone message from slain Ohio deputy

Left a message wishing her mom a happy New Year about an hour before she was killed Saturday morning - Full Story

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SF chief calls for TASERs after two officer involved shootings in one week

TASER may have been better than pepper spray or beanbag shots, which are useless against pain-averse suspects - Full Story

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Victim's brother accuses NJ police of excessive force in fatal shooting

"We expected them to subdue him and take him to the hospital," the brother said after the shooting Tuesday - Full Story



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