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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."

Fla. Cop Shot at Fellow Officer, Then Ordered Pizza

November 14, 2011
Lauderhill Police Officer Kristopher John Bieger, 30, was taken into custody, after he fired 10 rounds at another officer, who happened to be his ex-girlfriend, and then calmly walked into a restaurant and ordered two slices of pizza.

Friendly Fire Widow Sues City, Late Husband's Fellow Officer

September 12, 2011
The suit by Samantha Jones, the widow of former Officer Jerry Jones, alleges her husband's civil rights were violated, when he was shot while several officers pursued Brian Good, who had attempted to run over his girlfriend with his vehicle.

Conn. Officers Hit by Friendly Crossfire

July 17, 2011
Two Plainville (Conn.) Police officers arriving at the scene of an arrest at a movie theater were hit by rounds from fellow officers attempting to take the suspect into custody.

Friendly Fire: Operational Considerations

May 20, 2011
Operational friendly fire erupts suddenly without warning, and once bullets start flying, it's too late. In the old days, before we were trained with "finger OFF the trigger" unless you're shooting, virtually all LEOs had their finger ON the trigger when they had their guns out.

Friendly Fire: Identify Yourself As an Officer

May 16, 2011
SWAT officers often respond to call-outs while off duty and driving their personal vehicles. And they often arrive before the rest of SWAT. Thought needs to be given to how identifiable they are when arriving on scene, particularly in swirling, chaotic, life-threatening situations, and especially when there's a chance on-scene officers might not know they're SWAT.

Friendly Fire: Analyzing the Problem

April 29, 2011
As with accidental training deaths, LE needs to recognize that "friendly fire" tragedies are both needless and preventable. And the only acceptable goal in any/all accidental police deaths is their total elimination.

Off-Duty Maryland Officer Arrested After Assaulting City Cop

April 4, 2011
An off-duty Howard County (Md.) Police Department officer was arrested outside of a nightclub early Sunday, after assaulting a municipal officer who was attempting to disperse a rowdy crowd.

N.J. Sgt. Fatally Shot After Firing Subgun at Officers

March 28, 2011
Sgt. David Powell, a 22-year veteran of the force, had earlier been called to the station after a report that he violated a restraining order. He was recently divorced from his second wife.

Retired NYPD Sgt. Yelled "Gun" In Friendly Fire Incident

March 15, 2011
In the moments before the accidental shooting of a Nassau County (N.Y.) Police officer by an MTA officer, a retired NYPD sergeant may have yelled "gun."

Plainclothes N.Y. Cop Killed by Friendly Fire

March 13, 2011
A Nassau County (N.Y.) Police officer was accidentally shot by an MTA officer who mistook him for a suspect during a barricade incident.

NYPD Officers Exonerated In Harlem Shootout

March 5, 2011
The four officers who fired nearly 50 shots while breaking up a Harlem block party in August won't face charges relating to the shootout. Officer Brightman had said Alvarez had a gun and had fired at him.

Baltimore Police Ban Plainclothes Duty

January 12, 2011
Command staff members are now discussing new rules governing plainclothes work. Officers could wear distinctive colors that change by the day or week, to make them quickly identifiable to fellow officers but not to the people they are trying to arrest, or use code words.

41 Shots Fired In Baltimore's Friendly Fire Death

January 11, 2011
Five Baltimore Police officers fired 41 rounds during a chaotic scene outside a nightclub on Sunday evening that led to the death of Officer William H. Torbit Jr. in a friendly fire incident.

L.A. County Sheriff Deputies Suspended After Holiday Brawl

December 16, 2010
Seven Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies have been relieved of their duties, as a result of their participation in a holiday party brawl.

Baltimore Officer Exonerated In Friendly Fire Incident

October 22, 2010
A jury has cleared Baltimore PD's Officer John Torres in the fatal shooting of Officer Norman Stamp during an off-duty shooting outside of a strip club.

Two NYPD Officers Shot In Harlem Gunfight at 500-Person Barbecue

August 8, 2010
Angel Alvarez, 23, shot an killed 21-year-old Luis Soto, then exchanged fire with at least five officers. Alvarez fired at least four rounds, and Officer Michael Tadeschi was likely struck by a friendly fire round that deflected after striking his ballistic vest.

Veteran Dallas Officer Accidentally Shoots Rookie

July 16, 2010
A rookie Dallas police officer was accidentally shot this morning by a veteran officer at a home in West Dallas, police said. The rookie was not injured.

Suicide by Cop

April 30, 2010

When a person jumps to his death, we don't persecute the sidewalk, but time and again, society will blame the cop.

Report Identifies Friendly Fire Risk In Undercover Work

December 3, 2009
Nearly one in five New York police officers working undercover said they have been involved in armed confrontations with uniformed officers in which they were mistaken for suspects.
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