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Video: Las Vegas K-9 Nicky was Killed by Friendly Fire During Gunfight

April 5, 2016
Las Vegas Metro police on Monday held a press conference in which they released additional information on the shooting of James Craig Simpson and the death of K-9 Nicky last Thursday.

Maryland Undercover Officer Killed by "Friendly Fire" was Mistaken for Attacker

March 17, 2016
An undercover narcotics officer for Prince George’s County, MD, who came upon a gun battle Sunday outside a station was shot by a fellow officer who mistook him for an assailant, according to the department’s chief.

Details on Deadly Shootout at Maryland Station Starting to Emerge in Court Papers

March 15, 2016
Accused shooter Michael Ford initially walked to the wrong building and that his brothers directed him to the police station. The document says Michael Ford had discussed with his brothers his plan to attack police and engage in a shootout.

Video: NYPD Detective Shot at Brooklyn Drug Bust by Apparent "Friendly Fire"

March 9, 2016
Two suspects are in custody and one is still on the loose after a "friendly fire" incident during a narcotics operation that resulted in a NYPD narcotics officer being shot in Bushwick Tuesday night.

NYPD Detective Shot at Brooklyn Drug Bust by Apparent "Friendly Fire"

March 9, 2016
Two suspects are in custody and one is still on the loose after a "friendly fire" incident during a narcotics operation that resulted in a NYPD narcotics officer being shot in Bushwick Tuesday night. More Here.

San Diego Officer Shot Last Spring was Hit by Friendly Fire

September 24, 2015
A San Diego police officer wounded last spring in an exchange of gunfire with a fleeing suspect was struck by a round discharged by a fellow officer, SDPD Chief Shelley Zimmerman confirmed Wednesday.

Video: Albuquerque Undercover Officer Critically Wounded in Blue-on-Blue Shooting

January 11, 2015
An Albuquerque undercover officer was shot and critically wounded reportedly by a fellow officer during a drug operation Friday afternoon. The wounded officer's name has not been released.

Albuquerque Undercover Officer Critically Wounded in Blue-on-Blue Shooting

January 11, 2015
An Albuquerque undercover officer was shot and critically wounded reportedly by a fellow officer during a drug operation Friday afternoon. The wounded officer's name has not been released. More Here.

Widow of Colorado Officer Sues Agency, Officer Over Friendly Fire Death

May 9, 2014
The widow of a Lakewood, Colo., police officer is suing the SWAT officer who shot and killed her husband, the City of Lakewood, the police department, the police chief, and several officers.

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.

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