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Injured S.F. Officer May Have Been Shot by Partner

March 11, 2014
San Francisco police were investigating Monday whether an officer wounded in the city's Mission District was shot by a suspect or by his partner, who had fired at the suspect, officials said.

BART Officer Killed by Friendly Fire Wanted SWAT for Similar Searches

February 10, 2014
BART police Sgt. Tom Smith had asked his superiors to assign the department's SWAT team to take part in high-risk searches of residences to ensure safety, but was rebuffed, before he was shot dead last month by a fellow officer during a search in a Dublin apartment.

BART Police Chief Announces Parole Search Changes After Sgt.'s Death

January 28, 2014
BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey announced this afternoon that the BART Police Department is revamping the way it conducts residential parole searches and arrest warrants.

Friendly Fire Kills California Detective

January 22, 2014
The officer's weapon discharged Tuesday during a probation search at an apartment complex in the eastern Alameda County bedroom community of Dublin, Calif., killing 42-year-old Detective Sgt. Tom Smith.

Detroit Chief Says Friendly Fire May Have Killed Officer

October 24, 2013
Officer Patrick Hill was part of a special anti-crime task force. The incident occurred April 2 after officers, including Hill, executed a traffic stop on the driver of a silver Dodge Magnum. The driver, murder suspect and convicted armed robber Matthew Joseph, 24, did not comply, police said.

Slain ATF Agent Honored Postumously

May 1, 2013
U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-New York) presented the award honoring John Capuano, 51, of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobbaco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to the agent's wife on Monday.

Va. Officer In Friendly Fire Shooting On Limited Duty

April 12, 2013
A Lynchburg (Va.) Police officer who accidentally shot a fellow officer during a nighttime foot pursuit at an apartment complex has been placed on limited duty during the investigation.

Rethinking Active Shooter Response

February 25, 2013

The threat of active shooters is on the minds of both the public and law enforcement. Now that so many people in law enforcement and the public are looking for ways to prevent active shooter attacks, it's time to rethink the way that we respond to these attacks.

Colo. Officer Killed by Friendly Fire

November 9, 2012
A Lakewood (Colo.) Police officer was killed early Friday by another officer who thought he was a suspect and shot him.

Friendly Fire Killed Border Patrol Agent

October 7, 2012
The U.S. Border Patrol agent killed last week in a shooting in southern Arizona apparently opened fire on two fellow agents thinking they were armed smugglers and was killed when they returned fire.

Blue-On-Blue Shootings

June 20, 2012

Recognizing the potential for a blue-on-blue incident—and doing something about it—can go a long way toward preventing such tragedies. That initiative can take many forms, from anticipatory training to recognizing the implications of an errant operation.

No Charges In N.Y. Friendly Fire Killing

February 29, 2012
No criminal charges will be filed against the New York transit officer who mistook an off-duty Nassau County police officer for a suspect and fatally shot him in March.

Shootout Among ICE Agents Leaves 1 Dead

February 17, 2012
The shooting in the Glenn M. Anderson Federal Building in Long Beach reportedly involved a dispute between an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent and his supervisor. The agent shot his boss and then was killed by another agent.

Pharmacist: Retired Lt. Accidentally Shot ATF Agent Without Warning

February 9, 2012
A pharmacist who witnessed the fatal shooting of a federal agent on New Year's Eve told prosecutors that a retired Nassau County (N.Y.) Police lieutenant fired without warning.

Best Friend Fired Fatal Shot In Calif. Cop Shooting

February 2, 2012
The Santa Maria (Calif.) Police officer who was fatally shot by fellow officers attempting to arrest him at a DUI checkpoint drew his weapon on two sergeants—his cousin and the best man in his wedding just three weeks earlier.

Taking Down One of Our Own

February 2, 2012
Why did the Santa Maria (Calif.) PD attempt to arrest one of its officers on a public street? Was there some other precipitating factor at work? Because absent such explanations, I fail to see the need for the PD to take the officer down then and there at a DUI checkpoint.

How To Recognize a Troubled Operator

February 1, 2012
Leading a tactical team can be a tedious and mentally draining task. When a tactical member, let alone one of your best operators in the game, suddenly has a life crash, keep an open line of communication with that person.

Calif. Cop Shot by Fellow Officers

January 29, 2012
A Santa Maria (Calif.) Police officer under investigation for sexual misconduct with a minor was shot and killed by fellow officers Saturday as they tried to arrest him.

Friendly Fire Likely Killed ATF Agent

January 3, 2012
Friendly fire from a retired Nassau County Police lieutenant likely killed the federal agent who intervened during a robbery at a Long Island pharmacy.

Baltimore Cop Shot By Colleague During Task Force Raid

December 6, 2011
A Baltimore County Police officer accidently shot a Baltimore Police detective when he fired his gun inside a house in Odenton on Tuesday returned fire at the "perceived threat."
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