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 Chief’s announcement may still lead to the officer’s firing in the shooting death of a Seattle woodcarver who was holding a knife. The video was captured on dash cam, although the shooting itself can’t be seen. Video: Officer in court
The man accused of shooting an Oregon cop Monday began to act erratically six months ago, slipping into a depression and entertaining paranoid fantasies about being pursued by police. Combing the peninsula
An officer stands near rescue vehicles about a block away from where a U.S. Marshal and two St. Petersburg police officers were shot while trying to serve an arrest warrant. (AP Photo) Suspect remains barricaded