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Rookie Cop Grazed In Seattle Shooting Ready For Duty

November 23, 2009
Rookie Seattle officer Britt Sweeney is ready to return to patrol duties after watching the fatal shooting of her partner during a Halloween ambush, the Seattle Times reports.

Las Vegas Officer Is Department's Third Killed in 2009

November 20, 2009
Las Vegas police are mourning the death of Trevor Nettleton, the 30-year-old who was shot and killed while off duty during an attempted robbery attempt at his home, the Review Journal reports.

Shots Fired: Palm Desert, California 03•30•1996

November 19, 2009

"But you're making it my problem," Hendrix told Ripley. "I can't just let you shoot these people. This is not the way to handle this."

NYPD Officer-Involved Shootings Fewest Since 1971

November 17, 2009
NYPD cops last year fired their weapons in the fewest number of incidents since formal recordkeeping began in 1971, the department announced Monday.

Hartford Officer Shot After Foot Pursuit Leaves Hospital

November 11, 2009
A Hartford (Conn.) PD police officer is recovering well from two bullet wounds he sustained during a scuffle with a burglary suspect, the Hartford Courant reports.

Seattle Officer Killed, Trainee Wounded in Halloween Drive-by

November 2, 2009
Seattle police are following leads in the shooting death of a veteran officer and wounding of a student trainee, following a traffic stop, SeattlePI.com reports.

Man Pulls Gun on Detroit's Top Cop and Takes a Bullet

October 29, 2009
A 27-year-old man who drew a gun as he ran from Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans and two police officers was shot and injured Wednesday night on the city’s north side.

Mobile Police Officers Trade Gunfire with Rape Suspect, Killing Him

October 22, 2009
Two Mobile police officers traded gunfire with a rape suspect Tuesday night, fatally shooting the 39-year-old man in his Josephine Allen apartment home, authorities said.

Shots Fired: Brownsville, Oregon 02•16•2008

October 14, 2009

Sgt. Lawler popped up over the hood of the Pontiac just as Thompson's upper torso rose off the pavement, his gun again swinging in Lawler's direction.

Families Show Solidarity For Ambushed Winston-Salem Officers

October 8, 2009
Families and the police chief of the two Winston-Salem police officers who were ambushed at a Bojangles restaurant on Wednesday by an armed gunman kept a vigil for the men, one of whom was gravely injured when he was shot in the face, the Winston-Salem Journal reports.

Police Sniper Ends Standoff With Armed Man

October 6, 2009
Renardo Antonio Flores, 32, fled to the backyard of the house with an assault rifle, after officers used flash-bang grenades and tear gas in the house. It was there that a Pleasant Hill police sniper shot him.

Kansas Deputy Dies After Exchanging Gunfire With Suspect

September 29, 2009
Sedgwick County sheriff's deputy Brian S. Etheridge has died as a result of injuries he sustained from a gunshot wound while pursuing a suspect Monday near Wichita, Kan., KansasCity.com reports.

Man Killed By Dallas Officer Was Holding Cellphone

September 28, 2009
A Dallas police officer shot and killed a man who was pointing a black object at him that turned out to be a cell phone, the Dallas Morning News reports.

California Deputies Shoot and Kill Car Theft Suspect

September 24, 2009
A suspected car thief was shot and killed by Contra Costa County, Calif., sheriff's deputies in Bay Point after he tried to ram them, the second fatal incident involving deputies within a week, authorities said today.

L.A. County Deputies Kill Three Armed Suspects in Weekend Incidents

September 21, 2009
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shot and killed three armed suspects in separate incidents over the weekend, bringing the total number of fatal deputy-involved shootings so far this year to 13.

Shots Fired: Brownsville, Ore. 2-16-2008

September 14, 2009

POLICE Magazine's associate editor Dean Scoville interviews Sgt. Dave Lawler of the Linn County (Ore.) Sheriff's Office who is the subject of our October "Shots Fired" article. On Feb. 16, 2008, Sgt. Lawler received a call about a deranged man standing in the street yelling at the passing cars and waving a shotgun. The man then moved to a gas station, where he took a hostage. Sgt. Lawler went to the gas station to stop the man's rampage and rescue the hostage. What resulted was a tense confrontation with multiple shots fired by both the officer and the gunman.

San Antonio Officer Kills 15-Year-Old Armed Robbery Suspect

September 14, 2009
A San Antonio police officer shot and killed a 15-year-old armed robbery suspect Sunday night, after he refused to drop his weapon, KSAT-TV reports.

Minn. Officer Killed While Responding to Domestic Call

September 7, 2009
Officer Richard Crittenden of the North St. Paul Police Department, was shot and killed on Monday morning, while responding to a domestic disturbance call at an apartment that officers had visited a day earlier, the Star Tribune reports.

Idaho Officers Shoot, Kill Reputed Gang Member

September 1, 2009
Mario Armando Vasquez was shot to death early Sunday morning along Garrity Boulevard in Nampa at the end of a pursuit that led Idaho State Police from west Boise to Nampa.

Body Armor Saves Chicago Officer In Friendly Fire Incident

August 28, 2009
A Chicago police officer was hospitalized in good condition after he was accidently shot by a fellow officer while trying to subdue a knife-wielding man in downtown Chicago, the Sun-Times reports.
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