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Search Result: Deadly Force

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Transit Cop Stabbed In Eye Shoots, Kills Assailant

July 5, 2012
Officer John Barnett, 45, underwent more than four hours of surgery at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center after the assault. After the surgery, a doctor said the knife "almost severed his eyeball in half."

Facing Violence

June 28, 2012

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.

Video: Ill. Cop Shoots Man Who Didn't 'Put It Down'

June 14, 2012
A Belleville (Ill.) Police officer fatally shot a 19-year-old who police said had a weapon and didn't heed an officer's repeated instructions to "Put it down."

Calif. Deputies Shoot, Kill Pitchfork-Wielding Man

May 30, 2012
A Sacramento County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who charged a fellow officer with a pitchfork and ignored commands to stop.

Mass. Cops Fatally Shoot Teen Who Stabbed Detective

May 21, 2012
New Bedford (Mass.) Police officers fired two fatal volleys at a 15-year-old who attacked and stabbed a detective, authorities said during a Friday press conference.

Shots Fired: Las Vegas, Nevada 02/18/2009

May 15, 2012

Las Vegas Metro PD patrol personnel arrived on scene within a few minutes of Sarah's 911 call. They effected a containment of the suspect and the location. Several officers—some with long guns—took cover positions about the scene as a crisis negotiator initiated a one-on-one dialogue with John.

Video: Two Calif. Cops Face Murder Trial

May 10, 2012
Two Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers will stand trial for fatal beating of a homeless man in June. The officers were captured on surveillance video fatally beating a shirtless Kelly Thomas near a bus depot.

New Video of Fullerton Beating Shown In Court

May 9, 2012
The new video, which comes from a bus depot camera, shows the initial confrontation, as Officers Manuel Ramos, Joseph Wolfe, and Jay Cicinelli approach Kelly Thomas.

Force Science Institute Studies Sudden Vehicle Stop Attacks

May 9, 2012
The Force Science Institute has completed a new study on vehicle stop safety and will offer specific pointers on how officers can better protect themselves from sudden shooting attacks.

Ohio Deputy Shoots, Kills Armed Suspect After Cruiser Theft

May 8, 2012
A Morrow County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man who approached him armed with the patrol rifle he stole from another agency's cruiser.

Colo. Shotgun-Wielding Suspect Threatened to 'Kill Everyone'

May 8, 2012
An Aurora (Colo.) Police officer shot and killed a man who had threatened to "kill everyone" and pointed a shotgun at responding officers.

Civilian Board Questions LAPD Shooting

May 7, 2012
The civilian Los Angeles Police Commission has ruled that an LAPD officer's use of deadly force violated policy and the officer's account of the shooting wasn't credible.

Family of Fatally Shot Teen Sues L.A. for $120M

April 17, 2012
The family of 19-year-old Abdul Arian, who was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police last week, filed a claim on Monday seeking $120 million—or $1 million for each bullet they say LAPD officers fired at the young man.

911 Caller Arrested After Fatal OIS

March 29, 2012
Pasadena (Calif.) Police have arrested Oscar Carrillo and booked him on suspicion of manslaughter of an unarmed college student who was shot by officers after Carrillo told a dispatcher he was robbed at gunpoint.

'Stand Your Ground' Law At Center of Fla. Shooting

March 22, 2012
Florida is among 21 states with a "Stand Your Ground Law," which gives people wide latitude to use deadly force rather than retreat during a fight. The Florida law lets police on the scene decide whether they believe the self-defense claim.

Indiana Governor Signs 'Right To Resist' Law

March 22, 2012
Indiana's Gov. Mitch Daniels has signed a law giving citizens the right to resist unlawful police actions and causing alarm among law enforcement officers.

Ind. Bill On Resisting Police Moves Forward

March 12, 2012
An Indiana bill laying out when citizens can use force against law enforcement officers has reached Gov. Mitch Daniels' desk, after it passing the Senate late Friday.

Ind. Bill Could Bring Open Season on Cops

March 5, 2012
The Indiana House passed a bill allowing residents to use force against officers who illegally enter their homes over the objections of a retired captain who said it could bring deadly consequences for officers.

Ariz. Cop Shoots, Kills Man Who Endangered Baby

February 16, 2012
A Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police officer fatally shot a man holding a baby who had threatened two people with a pistol earlier on Tuesday. Officer James Peters, a 12-year veteran with the agency, has been involved in seven shootings since 2002.
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