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.
ver the years, we've found that most individuals — officers and other people alike — tend to have a hard time hitting a target quickly and reliably when the distance approaches 12-15 yards and beyond. - Full Story
A video of the confrontation captured by a TV news helicopter shows the decisive action taken by LAPD officers who put multiple rounds into the stolen older-model Saturn vehicle. (PoliceOneImage) Cops and bystanders safe