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A Dozen Officers Involved in Fatal South Miami Beach Holiday Shooting

May 31, 2011
Sgt. Alejandro Bello, president of the Miami Beach Fraternal Order of Police, said a dozen officers — eight from Miami Beach and four from outside the department — were involved in the confrontation with the still unidentified driver and the subsequent shooting.

Man Fatally Shot, After Advancing Toward Officer with Sword

May 18, 2011
The incident began with a 911 call of a man beating a woman in a parking lot. When officers responded, Leon Roy Jones ran into his apartment, grabbed a sword and began advancing on the officers. He was shot three times.

Shot Houston Officers Recovering from Downtown Shooting

May 9, 2011
Officer Fernando Meza, a two-year officer, was working an off-duty job at the station when he noticed a man with a weapon in his bag trying to buy a ticket. Officer Meza and Officer Timothy Moore, a 12-year veteran, both confronted and exchanged fire with the man, who had two guns.

California Officer Shoots Hostage Taker

May 3, 2011
Three armed robbers had forced the couple into a Marietta apartment. When a Marietta officer arrived, one of the suspects had taken a hostage. The officer gave the suspect lawful commands to drop the weapon and release the hostage. When the man refused, the officer shot him.

Video: Wisconsin Cop Cleared In ATM Shooting

April 28, 2011
Police dash cam video helped exonerate a Monona (Wisc.) Police officer forced to use deadly force in December against a suspect who carjacked a man to force him to withdraw funds from a credit union ATM.

L.A.-Area Shooting Leaves Officer, 2 Others Wounded; Suspect Dead

April 26, 2011
Monterey Park Police Department officer Gilbert Alvarez was hospitalized for treatment of a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the head and several other injuries sustained while falling, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Suspect Shot at Calif. Elementary School After Fleeing from Officers

April 20, 2011
Police responded to a disturbance call at Johnson Elementary School in El Cajon, Calif., and attempted to talk to the men, reports San Diego 6 News. The men ran from police in separate directions.

School Agent Returned Fire with Shot Cop's Gun During NYC Retail Robbery

April 18, 2011
Anthony Presley, 39, attempted to thwart the robbery in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday night. He was shot in the shoulder. The school agent then grabbed Presley's Glock and chased off the robbers.

Arizona Cop's OIS Involved White Supremacist

April 14, 2011
Responding officers initially suspected they were responding to a domestic violence situation. When officers arrived, Cody Schaible began yelling at them and, when he made a threatening move toward police, an officer fired at him. Schaible had known ties to a white supremacist group.

S.C. Deputy Shoots Armed Man, After Discovering Wife's Body

April 13, 2011
A Cherokee County (S.C.) Sheriff's deputy shot a man who pointed a handgun at him, after the deputy discovered the body of the man's wife, who had apparently been dead for several days.

Texas Sgt. Who Lost Eye In Shotgun Blast Recounts Encounter

April 10, 2011
Sgt. James Kelemen Sr. recounted the encounter with a man he knew wanted "suicide by cop," when he responded to the call of a man threatening an employee at a bakery.

Missouri Deputy Resigns, After Shooting Chihuahua

April 5, 2011
Dep. Kelly Barks was responding to a domestic disturbance call in February, when she encountered three growling dogs, including the Chihuahua. Barks fired at the dog, left the home, and returned to fire two more shots at the dog.

Video: Surveillance Footage Clarifies Walmart OIS

March 29, 2011
The shooting occurred on Jan. 23 at about 4 p.m., when Kitsap County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office deputies approached Anthony Martinez in a Walmart parking lot in Port Orchard.

California Deputy Fires at Subject During Traffic Stop

March 29, 2011
The deputies stopped 24-year-old Johnny Angel Ochoa, who was wanted on child endangerment and vandalism charges in Bay Point. After Ochoa gave the deputies a false name, he tried to speed away. One of the deputies had attempted to yank the keys out of the ignition of the vehicle, which struck the second deputy.

A Good Argument for Thinking Some Very Bad Thoughts

March 29, 2011
I thought it was universally understood throughout our profession that when we fail to train, we train for failure.

Walmart Parking Lot OIS

March 29, 2011

Recently released surveillance footage shows the wounding of two Kitsap County (Wash.) Sheriff's deputies, by a man who turned and fired after running from the deputies in a Walmart parking lot in Port Orchard.

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.

Arizona Man Shot by Officer Struggled with PTSD

March 28, 2011
Glendale Police Sgt. April Arredondo, a 14-year veteran of the department, fatally shot Jeremiah Wilson Pulaski, 24, on Saturday. Pulaski had opened fire, while Sgt. Arredondo was parked with a 52-year-old civilian volunteer riding along.

Shots Fired: Pinellas County, Florida 10/28/2009

March 23, 2011

Kentin Dion Brooks' life had spun out of control long before his car did. Pinellas County Sheriff's Sgt. Raymond Fleming's only misgiving about the tactics of the incident was the relative proximity of Brooks' vehicle to the deputies' cars at the terminus of the pursuit. But even this is understandable given the speeds and the officers' needs to react to its sudden conclusion.

Shot Fired: Pinellas County, Fla., Cruiser Footage

March 23, 2011

Watch the dash-cam footage of Pinellas County (Fla.) Sheriff's Dep. Jeffrey Newman, who performed the PIT maneuver on Kentin Dion Brooks' black Ford Mustang on Oct. 28, 2009. Brooks then opened up on the deputies with a 9mm handgun from behind tinted windows. This footage shows rounds fired by the Pinellas deputies exiting the Mustang and striking the grass parkway.

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