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Search Result: Accidental Shootings

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Baltimore Recruits Graduate Without Wounded Colleague

June 24, 2013
The latest class of police trainees marched to the podium to accept law enforcement certificates. But the name of one member of the class wasn't called. That trainee was seriously injured during a training exercise.

Md. Recruit Wounded In Training Sues

June 17, 2013
The University of Maryland Police recruit who was shot in the head during a training exercise has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit naming the city, county and individual officers involved in the unauthorized training.

Video: Detroit Cop Says Fatal Raid Shooting Not Negligent

June 13, 2013
The Detroit Police tactical operator accused of negligently causing a 7-year-old's death testified Thursday that he constantly thinks about a shooting he said was accidental.

Video: Fatal Detroit Raid Shown In Officer's Trial

June 5, 2013
Jurors watched dash-cam footage from a fatal Detroit Police raid Wednesday during the trial of tactical operator Joseph Weekely for the shooting of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones.

Fatal Detroit Tactical Raid

June 5, 2013

A raid by the Detroit Police Department's tactical team led to the accidential shooting of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones in 2010. Special Response Team operator Joseph Weekely faces manslaughter charges in the death. Read the full story here.

Police Union Defends N.Y. Officer In Rebello Shooting

May 22, 2013
The Nassau County (N.Y.) Police Department's patrol union defended the officer who accidentally killed a Hofstra University student during a home invasion robbery and said the suspect is responsible for her death.

N.Y. Cop 'Torn Up' Over Hostage's Death

May 20, 2013
A Nassau County (N.Y.) Police officer who fatally shot a Hofstra University student and her armed captor during a standoff has struggled to deal with the accidental death, according to a police source close to the officer.

Md. Training Supervisor Indicted In Accidental Shooting

March 28, 2013
A Baltimore County grand jury charged William Kern, 46, with misdemeanor counts of second-degree assault and reckless endangerment stemming from the accidental shooting of a police recruit.

Wounded Md. Trainee Released from Hospital

February 22, 2013
Ten days after being shot in the head during a police training accident, a University of Maryland police trainee has been released from Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Md. Cop Shot In Head In Training Exercise

February 13, 2013
The Baltimore Police commissioner shut down police training indefinitely after a University of Maryland police officer was shot in the head during an exercise at a closed psychiatric hospital.

Video: Worker Accidentally Shot By NYPD Cop During Robbery

September 10, 2012
Newly released video surveillance footage shows a New York Police Department officer's accidental shooting of a bodega grocery store worker in the chaos following a robbery at the store.

N.Y. Cop Shoots, Kills 'Intruder' Son

July 23, 2012
An officer with the Parry (N.Y.) Police Department shot and killed his 37-year-old son early Saturday in a hotel, after mistaking him for an intruder.

Hug Triggers Officer's Gun, Kills Woman

July 9, 2012
Adaisha Miller, who would have turned 25 today, was embracing the officer when the shooting occurred near 12:30 a.m. Sunday. The officer was carrying his .40-caliber service pistol in an inside-the-waistband holster he covered with his shirt.

Toddler Son of Calif. Cop Fatally Shot

July 6, 2012
The toddler son of a San Jose police officer was shot and killed at home in Gilroy in what investigators believe was a tragic accident Thursday afternoon.

Wash. Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Accidental Shooting

June 8, 2012
A Washington state police officer accused of leaving a loaded handgun in the family van where his young son could grab it and fatally shoot his 7-year-old sister has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge.

Wash. Officer Charged In Daughter's Death

May 23, 2012
Prosecutors have charged a Marysville (Wash.) Police officer with second-degree manslaughter in the death of his 7-year-old daughter who was fatally shot by the officer's son.

Daughter of Wash. Officer Dies After Shooting

March 12, 2012
A Marysville (Wash.) Police officer's 7-year-old daughter, who was wounded Saturday afternoon when her sibling fired a gun that was inside their parents' van, died at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle early Sunday.

Third-Grader Shot at Wash. School Remains In Critical Condition

February 23, 2012
Students returned to Armin Jahr Elementary School Thursday in Bremerton, Wash., a day after a third-grader was accidentally shot after a gun in the backpack of another student discharged.

N.J. Cop Accidentally Shoots Self While Apprehending Suspect

January 27, 2012
A Jersey City (N.J.) Police officer accidentally shot himself during a fugitive apprehension in Elizabeth Thursday night. He was shot in the abdomen.

Firearm Safety for the Home Front

October 22, 2010
Whether you have a safe and secure place, utilize gun locks, safe boxes or hidden compartments, you must have the family meeting. You need to tell each and every dweller with you the rules and allow no compromise.
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