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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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August 21, 2014

Mo. police open fire in fatal standoff with knife-wielding man

Kajieme Powell tried to attack two officers with a steak knife and approached police while shouting, "Shoot me! Kill me now!"
August 19, 2014

Mo. officers fatally shoot knife-wielding man

The shooting is currently under investigation and may have been a ‘suicide by cop.’
August 08, 2014

Calif. standoff ends in shooting of man waving gun

San Diego police Wednesday shot and wounded a gun-waving man who may have wanted to commit "suicide by cop."
July 21, 2014

Ohio cop pulls suicidal man from freeway during traffic stop

Patrolman Matt Beck had just pulled over the suspected drunk driver when the man bolted into traffic.
June 27, 2014

Cops TASER knife-wielding man seeking ‘suicide by cop’

Surveillance video captured a tense standoff between a man armed with two knives and officers in an Ariz. jail.
May 23, 2014

Reality Training: Encountering a 'suicide by cop' situation

For the week of May 23, Dave Smith shows a video of a tense standoff between police and a subject who appears to be armed with no intention of complying with officers.
April 25, 2014

Wash. police fatally shoot suicidal armed veteran

Body camera shows sheriff's deputies pleading with a despondent Jedadiah Zillmer, 23, to put down his gun before they shoot him.
March 10, 2014

NM man shot by police wanted 'suicide by cop'

The frantic, fast-moving lapel-camera video shows three officers firing what sounds like more than a dozen rounds at a man who was brandishing a metal brake pad and/or a knife at officers.
September 09, 2013

Bystander foils dangerous suicide-by-cop plot

A man whose son lives with severe autism took him to the train station, a trip they often take to satisfy his son’s love of trains, when he foiled a potentially dangerous plot.



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