FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?



Search Result: Deadly Force

Displaying 141  -  160  of  192

Two Officers Sue Illinois Pastor for Defamation

October 14, 2010
Two Rockford (Ill.) Police officers have sued a local pastor who repeatedly referred to a deadly force encounter as "murder," despite having information that contradicted that claim.

Supporters Rally for ATF Agent Facing Murder Charge in Virgin Islands

October 12, 2010
Members of FLEOA and other law enforcement officers are gathering to object to a second-degree murder charge against Special Agent Will Clark of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Arrested Phoenix Cop Apparently Shot Unarmed Man

October 7, 2010
Phoenix Police officer Richard Chrisman has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting and killing a 29-year-old man and a dog on Tuesday.

LAPD Officer Stacey Lim's Lethal-Force Encounter

September 15, 2010

LAPD Officer Stacey Lim details her off-duty lethal force encounter. Lim was driving home after a softball game on June 9, 1990, when a carjacker ambushed and shot her as she exited her truck outside of her Canyon County home. After a 15-year-old gang member shot Lim with a stolen .357 Magnum, she returned fire, ending the threat. Officer Lim recieved the Medal of Valor in 1991.

Katrina: Was NOPD Ordered to Shoot Looters?

August 26, 2010
The accounts of orders to "shoot looters," "take back the city," or "do what you have to do" are fragmentary. It remains unclear who originated them or whether they were heard by any of the officers involved in shooting 11 civilians in the days after Katrina.

Lessons Learned from the Mehserle Trial

August 9, 2010

The Mehserle story serves as a cautionary tale for all officers and all law enforcement agencies.

Two New Orleans Officers Charged in Civilian Beating Death

August 6, 2010
The feds indicted Officers Melvin Williams and Matthew Moore for the beating that caused the death of civilian Raymond Robair. If convicted, Williams faces a possible maximum sentence of life in prison. Moore faces a possible maximum sentence of 25 years in prison.

Sacramento Officers Rescue Infant After 56-Hour Standoff

June 13, 2010
On Friday at 7 p.m., the tactical team used explosives to open a side wall of the apartment where 26-year-old Anthony Alvarez was holding his cousin's son. Officers then used improved sight lines to shoot Alvarez and safely rescue the infant.

Subject Killed in New Year's 2009 BART Incident Had Criminal Past

June 1, 2010
Defense attorneys representing Officer Johannes Mehserle in a murder trial that begins Wednesday in Los Angeles plan to call to the stand a San Leandro, Calif., police officer who says Oscar Grant ran from him and a fellow officer with a loaded pistol in 2006 after a traffic stop, forcing the officers to shock him with a Taser and then kick him when he wouldn't put his hands behind his back.

Kansas City Officer Returns Fire On Armed Man At Grocery

May 25, 2010
Reginald Jones, 42, opened fire on the officer who was responding to the incident. The officer then fired two .40-caliber rounds from his sidearm. One round blew out a tire of a parked trailer. The second struck Jones.

Rules of Engagement

May 7, 2010

They wanted to know why Walters didn't shoot the knife out of Collins' hand? Shoot to maim? Why would Walters be in fear for his life since he was wearing body armor? And they wanted to know, could an X-acto knife really kill you?

POLICE-TREXPO West: Tactical Knowledge

April 22, 2010
From the spectacular Long Beach Convention Center venue to the professional TREXPO staff and course instructors, and especially all the LE professionals who attended the conference and expo—all combined to make this one of the best TREXPOs ever.

Alabama Deputy Returns to Work, After Internal Probe Clears Him In Shooting

April 20, 2010
A Madison County (Ala.) Sheriff's deputy returns to work today, after an internal investigation cleared him in a deadly force incident a week ago, when a suspected meth cooker attempted to grab the deputy's gun.

Murder Trial of Washington Officer Begins

April 15, 2010
A Washington jury heard opening statements in the trial of an Everett (Wash.) Police officer who is facing murder and manslaughter charges for firing eight shots that killed a drunk driver.

How the LAPD Investigates Deadly Force Encounters

April 15, 2010

This segment of "LAPD: Life on the Beat" profiles the detectives who handle officer-involved shooting cases and the proceedure they follow. As officers who have been involved in shootings know, using deadly force is a split-second decision that is never made easily.

Massad Ayoob's Judicious Use of Force (Part 4 of 4)

April 15, 2010

Prolific firearms instructor, author and competitive shooter Massad Ayoob teaches the fundamentals of deadly force during his "Judicious Use of Force" workshop at the Lethal Force Institute (LFI).

Massad Ayoob's Judicious Use of Force (Part 3 of 4)

April 15, 2010

Prolific firearms instructor, author and competitive shooter Massad Ayoob teaches the fundamentals of deadly force during his "Judicious Use of Force" workshop at the Lethal Force Institute (LFI).

Bill Lewinski Talks Deadly Force At TREXPO

March 31, 2010

Use-of-force researcher Bill Lewinski spoke at POLICE-TREXPO West about the way officers respond to deadly force encounters based on his study of the experiences of more than 1,200 officers. The Force Science Institute co-founder joined POLICE Magazine editors for a short discussion on the topic. Also, read Editor David Griffith's interview with Lewinski.

One Dead in Officer-Involved Shooting at Portland's Hoyt Arboretum

March 23, 2010
A Portland police officer shot and killed a man Monday afternoon in Southwest Portland's Hoyt Arboretum, but the victim's name and age were unavailable Monday evening.

The Force Scientist

March 23, 2010

Since 2004, POLICE-TREXPO keynote speaker Dr. Bill Lewinski and his team have dedicated themselves not only to researching human performance factors under stress and fear but also disseminating the research of other academics to rank-and-file officers.

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine