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Fla. OIS under renewed scrutiny after footage released–
Officer said he believed suspect was reaching for a gun and only fired shots after the man failed to comply with commands in the 2013 incident.
New footage shows mentally ill man point gun at cop in Okla. OIS–
In the interest of transparency, officials sought out the help of a computer forensics expert, who was able to recover the new footage of the April 11 incident.
Former Texas cop cleared in traffic stop OIS–
Michael T. Martin had faced a maximum of a year in jail if convicted of the class A misdemeanor of official oppression.
Ohio cop refuses to shoot murder suspect charging at him–
An Ohio police officer is being praised for holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, "shoot me."
Okla. reserve deputy disputes claim he lacked training–
73-year-old Oklahoma volunteer deputy charged in the fatal shooting of a suspect in Tulsa went on national television Friday to counter criticisms of his qualifications.
Okla. police fatally shoot armed mentally ill man–
Deputy police chief called shooting a "tragic incident."
Doug Wyllie on the role of reserve cops–
PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie speaks with Al Jazeera America on the topic of reserve officers, in response to the recent accidental shooting in Tulsa involving a 73-year-old reserve cop.
Okla. cop fatally shoots fleeing suspect, thought he pulled ECD–
April 2 shooting occurred after convicted felon Eric Courtney Harris sold a 9mm pistol to undercover officers during a sting and fled.
Cop shot, 7 other cops hurt in deadly melee–
Dash cam video has been released of the brutal melee between police and a family in a parking lot outside of a Wal-Mart.
'Anonymous' releases names of NJ cops following in-custody death–
Attorney says believes the drugs caused suspect's death, not the use of a K-9 and other force in the March 31 incident.
Officials investigate after scuffle between deputies, man fleeing on horse–
A sheriff's statement said Francis Pusok, 30, fled from deputies early in the afternoon as they tried to serve a search warrant in an identity-theft investigation.
Dash cam shows SC stop, pursuit leading up to fatal OIS–
Video shows the man fatally shot by a police officer get out of his car and then run away during a traffic stop.
Man wielding dual weapons killed after charging at Texas cop–
Suspect was carrying a baseball bat in one hand and a screwdriver in the other.
Knife-wielding man on rampage TASERed by UK cop–
Officers attempted to arrest the suspect as he threatened them with a 10-inch blade.
Leaders urge patience in Detroit-area traffic stop probe–
Man says was innocent and trying to protect himself, while police counter he refused to pull over, resisted arrest and threatened them.
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