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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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May 31, 2013

Ex-cop who wanted 'suicide-by-cop' killed by police

It was the former cop's last stand after fleeing police on attempted murder charges - Full Story
April 03, 2013

Police shoot armed man at station; find suicide note in pocket

The man aimed a fake gun, forcing the officer to fire; the note claimed he had cancer and apologized for burdening police - Full Story
March 11, 2013

Fla. man killed by police after dousing self in gasoline, wielding scissors

The suicidal man came at officers and refused to back off, forcing the officers to fire - Full Story
March 05, 2013

Suicidal corrections officer killed in standoff with Texas police

The man beat his ex-girlfriend, staged a car accident to explain her wounds, then barraged himself in his home for hours - Full Story
February 21, 2013

Video: Cops shoot, kill charging robbery suspect

The man taunted them, asking them to come closer before charging at them - Full Story
February 13, 2013

Video: Police forced to fire at Ohio man wielding rifle

The police chief suggested the suspect wanted the officers to kill him - Full Story
February 12, 2013
Del. courthouse gunman was ex-father-in-law

Del. courthouse gunman was ex-father-in-law

Suspect died after killing his ex-daughter-in-law and her friend, then exchanging gunfire with police - Full Story
January 08, 2013

Victim dead, Conn. officer seriously wounded in 11-hour standoff

Suspect died of self-inflicted gunshot, officer was shot in neck, shoulder and leg - Full Story
December 02, 2012

Ariz. police search for missing cancer patient

11-year-old leukemia patient was taken out of hospital by her mother - Full Story
November 27, 2012

Ohio man's death considered 'suicide-by-cop'

After a day fueled by drinking and filled with violence, suspect told girlfriend he wouldn't go down easy - Full Story



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