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.
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
The pursuit started after a man stole a Red Bull from a convenience store. Cops chased him until he pulled into a Wal-Mart parking lot, exited his truck, and approached them with a weapon held in both hands. Man killed instantly