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.
Officer Busby tells the story of being ambushed and wounded while responding to a call. What followed is a unique story of both physically and emotionally recovering from a unique set of life threatening circumstances.
NEW YORK — An off-duty detective who had been chatting with a condominium building receptionist in the lobby shot and killed one of two men who slashed them with razor blades or broken glass during a robbery attempt, police said.
The 39-year-old detective needed stitches to close cuts on his head and neck, and the 28-year-old receptionist was hospitalized for cuts to her left hand, right leg and face. - Full Story