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 release coincides with the filing of a federal lawsuit against the City of New Brunswick and Middlesex County by the attorneys representing Victor Rodriguez. (PoliceOne Image) "Rights were violated"
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