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CA SWAT Deputy Accidentally Shot in Training

May 4, 2017
A San Bernardino County (CA) Sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized Tuesday after he accidentally shot himself during a weekly SWAT training exercise in Devore.

Video: CA Sheriff's Office Seeks to Prevent Future Accidental Discharges

December 8, 2016
The Fresno County (CA) Sheriff's Office Wednesday demonstrated how a deputy was wounded by his service pistol in an accidental discharge and emphasized that additional training was being implemented to prevent another such incident.

CA Sheriff's Office Seeks to Prevent Future Accidental Discharges

December 8, 2016
The Fresno County (CA) Sheriff's Office Wednesday demonstrated how a deputy was wounded by his service pistol in an accidental discharge and emphasized that additional training was being implemented to prevent another such incident. More Here.

Indiana Sergeant Shoots Self in Foot

November 11, 2016
A sergeant with the Lebanon (IN) Police Department is off work after shooting himself in the foot Wednesday night.

Ohio Officer's Gun Discharges at Home, Bullet Flies into Daycare Center with No Injury

October 27, 2016
Cuyahoga Falls, OH, authorities are looking into possible criminal charges against an off-duty police officer whose gun discharged Tuesday afternoon and the bullet went into a day care center.

Baltimore Police Track Carjacking Suspects, But Detective Shoots Himself

October 14, 2016
But as two detectives spotted the stolen vehicle and prepared to make an arrest, one of them accidentally shot himself in the wrist, and the suspects escaped.

Oklahoma Officer Injured After Round Discharges in Ammo Bag

April 8, 2016
A Tulsa police officer suffered a minor injury after a round discharged inside an ammunition bag that had been dropped Wednesday morning.

Video: Texas Officer Accidentally Shoots Neighbor Through Apartment Wall

February 1, 2016
Investigators aren't saying exactly what the officer was doing at the time that caused his gun to fire inside his apartment in the 100 block of Lakeview drive in Clute.

Colorado Officer Slips on Ice, Accidentally Shoots Auto Theft Suspect

December 21, 2015
Officers followed the Acura several blocks. After crossing into Denver, the officers performed a PIT maneuver in order to stop the pursuit. The Acura made an evasive move and ended up on a snowbank.

Rise in Accidental Gunshots by L.A. County Deputies Follows New Firearm

October 20, 2015
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say that the increase in accidental discharges — from 12 in 2012 to 30 last year — occurred because deputies were adjusting to the new gun. They expect the numbers to fall in the years ahead.

Pennsylvania Police Chief Dies from Accidental Gunshot While Cleaning Pistol

September 14, 2015
Chief Edward Macri, 56, of the Bessemer Borough Police Department was taken to Jameson Hospital where he was pronounced dead an hour and a half later. More Here.

Video: Pennsylvania Police Chief Dies from Accidental Gunshot While Cleaning Pistol

September 14, 2015
Chief Edward Macri, 56, of the Bessemer Borough Police Department was taken to Jameson Hospital where he was pronounced dead an hour and a half later.

Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputies Fire More Accidental Shots After Switch to New Guns

June 15, 2015
Accidental gunshots by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have more than doubled in two years, endangering bystanders and occasionally injuring deputies. The jump coincides with the department's move to a new handgun that lacks a safety lever and requires less pressure to pull the trigger.

Accidental Discharge Killed Pa. Trooper

October 2, 2014
The Pennsylvania state trooper killed Tuesday during a firearms training exercise in suburban Philadelphia was fatally wounded when another trooper's gun accidentally discharged.

Florida Officer Shot with Own Holstered Gun During Foot Pursuit

July 1, 2014
A Sweetwater, Fla., police officer was recovering Monday after his holstered gun discharged and hit him in the leg while he was chasing shoplifting suspects at Dolphin Mall.

North Carolina Officer Wounded by Accidental Discharge

May 30, 2014
One police officer’s gun went off and another officer was wounded in the leg early Thursday as the Raleigh, N.C., police answered a call about a man who had been waving a handgun at an apartment complex in North Raleigh.

Video: Pa. Trooper Accidentally Shoots, Kills Pregnant Wife

March 10, 2014
Police released the identity of a pregnant woman accidentally shot to death Friday afternoon in Montgomery County, Pa., by her husband, a state trooper.

Detroit Officer Cleared in Accidental Discharge Death

February 10, 2014
Police said then that Miller “embraced” Parrish from behind while dancing. Parrish, now 40, was wearing his police-issued handgun on his waist, and it fired striking Miller once.

Conn. Officer Wounded by Accidental Discharge

December 19, 2013
A city police officer suffered a gunshot wound to his thigh after what police described as an accidental discharge of his handgun.

3 Students Injured when Calif. Officer's Rifle Discharges at School

October 24, 2013
Chino, Calif., police are investigating how and why an officer’s AR-15 accidently discharged, injuring three students, during Red Ribbon Week activities Wednesday morning at Newman Elementary School, the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports.
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