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.
As infuriating as it may be, many agencies don’t outfit their officers with body armor, causing officers to choose between buying proper ballistic protection and putting food on the family table - Full Story
There are plenty of examples from which police officers can choose in order to reinforce the notion that “shot” doesn’t equal “dead." One such incident is a traffic stop conducted by Cape Coral (Fla.) Police Officer David Wagoner. - Full Story
Incredible dash cam video released Fri. shows a Mich. officer getting shot in the chest, sending him sprawling as his vest took the impact. He and another officer returned fire, killing the suspect. A very close call
The release coincides with the filing of a federal lawsuit against the City of New Brunswick and Middlesex County by the attorneys representing Victor Rodriguez. (PoliceOne Image) "Rights were violated"