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.
New video has been released in a January officer-involved shooting in which a Michigan cop was cleared of any wrongdoing. The officer says she shot the man out of self-defense after he rapidly exited his car. Decision being reviewed
A police officer was accidentally shot and killed during a confrontation Saturday night between officers and man wielding "Rambo-type knives" inside a home in a New York City suburb. An MTA officer fired the shot. (Image CBS NY) Suspect also dead
A Colorado officer was shot and killed in a gunfight at a mobile home park Wednesday night. The suspect once told the park manager: "If I get pulled over, it's gonna be a bad day for a policeman, because I'm not going to jail." Man shot self