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Suicide by Cop

Suicide by Cop

The Suicide by Cop topic page offers news, expert opinion, and advice for dealing with the possible aftermath of the unique type of officer-involved shooting that occurs when a suspect deliberately provokes an officer to shoot.
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Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Officer opened fire after man wielding dual knives took a fighting stance and yelled, "you're gonna shoot me, you're gonna shoot me."

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Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Officer opened fire after man wielding dual knives took a fighting stance and yelled, "you're gonna shoot me, you're gonna shoot me" - Full Story

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Wash. suspect in slaying, online death photos caught

Wash. suspect in slaying, online death photos caught

Man surrendered in Oregon after police say he killed his girlfriend, posted grusome photos of her body online, and wrote that he wanted police to kill him - Full Story

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Wash. man sought after posting murder photos online

Wash. man sought after posting murder photos online

Police say man killed his girlfriend, posted pictures of her body online and wrote that he wanted officers to kill him - Full Story

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Ala. officer opens fire in 'suicide by cop' incident

Police officers responded to the scene October 8 after receiving a 911 call of a man with a gun.

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Video: Ala. officer opens fire in 'suicide by cop' incident

Police officers responded to the scene October 8 after receiving a 911 call of a man with a gun - Full Story

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Man in shooting spree sought suicide, says officers are 'bad shots'

Man accused of shooting at police stations, patrol cars and officers told detectives he wanted to be killed and was disappointed in their marksmanship - Full Story

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Patrol response to suicides in progress

The following video addresses patrol response to suicides-in-progress.

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NM officer fatally shoots teen carrying replica

June 8 shooting of a teenager who displayed what turned out to be a cap gun was determined to be justified Wednesday.

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Video: NM officer fatally shoots teen carrying replica

June 8 shooting of a teenager who displayed what turned out to be a cap gun was determined to be justified Wednesday - Full Story



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