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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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November 08, 2013
Can 'suicide prevention' stop mass shootings? Rick Wall - Police and Persons with Mental Illnesses

Can 'suicide prevention' stop mass shootings?

While searching for protective measures such as increased security, we may be overlooking the most significant way to prevent future incidents: suicide prevention - Full Story
August 28, 2013
Reality Training: Tenn. suicide-by-cop incident caught on dashcam PoliceOne Staff - Reality Training: Roll Call Video Review

Reality Training: Tenn. suicide-by-cop incident caught on dashcam

Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch said that his department will use the video for training purposes — so will we - Full Story
July 26, 2013
Helping a fellow cop after an SBC Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Helping a fellow cop after an SBC

What can you do to help support a fellow officer in the aftermath of a suicide-by-cop event? - Full Story
July 26, 2013
Are you ready for suicide-by-cop? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Are you ready for suicide-by-cop?

A suicide-by-cop incident can happen to any officer, at any time, on any shift — are you ready for the event as well as the aftermath? - Full Story
April 13, 2012
Blue on Blue: Reactions to a cop-on-cop shooting Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Blue on Blue: Reactions to a cop-on-cop shooting

In a few, fortunately quite rare cases, a good guy becomes the bad guy and these encounters turn deadly - Full Story
April 06, 2012
Blue on Blue: Lessons from a tragic 2007 shooting Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Blue on Blue: Lessons from a tragic 2007 shooting

When one of your 'band of brothers' leaves the band - Full Story
November 08, 2010
Book Excerpt: Building a Better Gunfighter Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

Book Excerpt: Building a Better Gunfighter

Improving Marksmanship, Mechanics, and Mindset - Full Story
August 17, 2010
Suspect dead in attack on Texas PD Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Suspect dead in attack on Texas PD

The attempted assault on Texas police by 29-year-old Patrick Gray Sharp included an improvised explosive device, an "assault rifle," a shotgun, and a .45 pistol - Full Story
July 23, 2010
Coping with the aftermath of a suicide by cop Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Coping with the aftermath of a suicide by cop

Whether an SBC incident arises spontaneously out of the anger and panic of the subject, or it is pre-planned, the officer involved has to deal with the aftermath - Full Story
July 23, 2010
Helping a fellow officer after SBC Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Helping a fellow officer after SBC

If you’re a well-meaning colleague, family member, or friend, here are some things you can do to... - Full Story



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