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The Oak Creek (Wis.) Police Department released dash-cam footage from the Sikh temple shooting showing gun fights between two officers and the suspect. Read the full story here.
Dashcam footage shows two Boynton Beach (Fla.) Police officers fatally shot a bank robbery suspect, who crashed his vehicle on June 12. Calvin Wallace was struck several times and died. The Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office ruled the officers were "justifiably in fear for their safety when they returned fire." Read the full story here.
Tampa Police say two officers were forced to fatally shoot Javon Neal, 19, after he pointed a shotgun at them, while family members questioned the shooting, claiming Neal was unarmed. Read the full story here.
Justice Department investigators opened a civil rights probe into the fatal shooting of a man with a history of mental illness by Saginaw Police Department officers. This is the raw footage. Read the full story here.
The suspect spun counterclockwise to face Cpl. Chris Stabio. His face was contorted into a grimace and his lips seemed to mouth an unheard profanity. He raised his right arm toward Stabio. In his hand was a dark object. That the object was a firearm didn't become apparent until Stabio was about almost six feet inside the front door and it started spitting fire at him.
Sgt. Rory Miller, a retired Multnomah County (Ore.) Sheriff's corrections deputy, wrote "Facing Violence: Preparing for the Unexpected" as a follow-up to his earlier "Meditations on Violence." In his interview with POLICE, he explains "the monkey dance," provides a counter-ambush strategy, and discusses how officers can break "the freeze" that may occur when engaging a violent suspect.