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.
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
The U.S. Marshal who was killed by a drug suspect in St. Louis yesterday is the second in the agency to be fatally shot in the past month. The violence highlights the rise of what some call "a different kind of criminal." Inclined toward violence
A federal marshal who was shot in the head yesterday during a St. Louis gunfight has died. Another marshal and a police officer were also wounded in the incident, which left the suspect dead. 10 years with marshals