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Perhaps the most significant factor in an officer's ability to recover from a shooting incident is the level of support offered to him by his department. Departments that provide post-shooting support and advocate for their officers in the media and with health care providers are more likely to benefit from their actions in the long run.
Dash-cam video captured an officer-involved shooting in June involving a Seattle Police officer and mentally ill man who charged him with a knife. Read the full story here.
Hillsborough County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputies and other officers exchanged gunfire with a sexual assault suspect at the end of a high-speed pursuit after the suspect fired at pursuing officers. Sheriff David Gee and Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor narrate over news footage. Read the full story here.
No sooner were the words out of Schoen's mouth than he observed the shooter coming down the ladder in front of the house and walking toward his patrol car. He heard his K-9, "Falco," barking at the man from his back seat kennel.
A Santa Ana (Calif.) Police officer now faces an investigation for fatally shooting a homeless man at a shopping center on Tuesday. Read the full story here.