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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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Fla. man wrote suicide note before shooting at police

By Stephen Thompson The Tampa TribunePINELLAS PARK, Fla. — Dallas Dwayne Carter, 44, had both hips... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Retired NY Sgt. killed in apparent 'suicide-by-cop'

By Tanangachi Mfui and Alison Gendar The Daily NewsNEW YORK — A retired NYPD sergeant was shot... - Full Story

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N.Y. police review lab work after scientist suicide

Related article: Ex-NY state police scientist found dead By Nicholas Confessore The New York TimesNEW... - Full Story

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Ex-NY state police scientist found dead

By Michael Gormley The Associated PressALBANY, N.Y. - A former state police forensic scientist was found... - Full Story

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Officer dies after shooting himself

By Jim LockwoodSTILLWATER, N.J. — An off-duty longtime Stillwater township police officer died... - Full Story

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Calif. man leads police on chase in motorhome

By Gary Klien The Marin Independent JournalSAN RAFAEL, Calif. — A man who threatened to commit... - Full Story

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Chief says student's attack on officer was 'suicide by cop'

By Pablo Lopez and Louis Galvan McClatchy Newspapers Related: Teen attacks Calif. officer with bat, fatally... - Full Story

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The hazards of face-to-face communications with armed suspects

By Deputy Chief Michael Hillman, LAPD Reprinted with permission from the LAPD Recently, I reviewed a... - Full Story

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Classes at Wisconsin college resume as police search for suicidal gunman

By Ryan J. Foley The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — University students returned to class Wednesday... - Full Story

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Fatal shooting of Boston man called

Fatal shooting of Boston man called "suicide-by-cop"

QUINCY, Mass. — Police shot and killed a 65-year-old Quincy man yesterday after he attacked officers with a knife as they responded to a report of an attempted suicide.

Police and an emergency unit responded to a 911 call and found James Hart with self-inflicted knife wounds inside a small shed. When officers tried to force Hart out of the small structure with a chemical spray, he ran out and attacked with a 12-inch kitchen knife.

Mr. Hart lunged at two of the officers while urging them to shoot him - Full Story



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