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Officer-Involved Shootings

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.
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January 25, 2016

Minn. officer accidentally shoots, wounds suspect after pursuit

In the dash cam video, the two exchange words and acknowledged the shooting was not intentional.
January 14, 2016

Wash. police wound knife-wielding carjacking suspect (3/3)

The third of three videos released by police.
January 14, 2016

Wash. police wound knife-wielding carjacking suspect (1/3)

One of three videos released by police.
January 05, 2016

Vegas police shoot, kill fugitive who ignores 24 commands to surrender

Officers discovered the man was not armed, but holding a cell phone.
December 23, 2015

Video released of Calif. cop's fatal shooting of transient

911 call incorrectly reported suspect was armed with a knife.
December 18, 2015

Reality Training: How do you conduct frisks and foot pursuits?

An Oklahoma foot pursuit that ended in a fatal shooting serves as a reminder of the dangers of an armed, fleeing suspect and the importance of maintaining control of the scene when multiple bystanders are present.
December 06, 2015

Razor-wielding suspect shot and killed in Fla. robbery attempt

Person who made the 911 call said a suspect was armed with a bomb and had passed a note to the teller.
November 24, 2015

Mentally ill WWE fan charges Fla. police, gets shot

Newly released video from a controversial officer-involved shooting shows the erratic behavior of the man attempting to get into a WWE center.
November 20, 2015

Reality Training: Are you prepared for an ambush attack?

The savage killing of a California deputy is a tragic reminder of the dangers cops face on patrol. Here are some safety tips on how to respond to an attack.

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