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Video: Fatal Montana OIS Ruled Justified

November 7, 2013
A coroner’s jury found Wednesday that Billings Police Officer Dave Punt was justified when he shot and killed Daniel Brawley earlier this year, the Billings Gazette reports.

Cleveland Officers Barred From Shooting at Vehicles

August 30, 2013
A new order essentially bars Cleveland police from shooting at or from a moving vehicle, city officials announced Wednesday in what is the latest reform at a department where the use of force has been widely criticized.

Alaska Agency's Policy Curtails Shooting at Vehicles

June 12, 2013
Following a series of officer-involved shootings, the Anchorage (Alaska) Police Department has altered its use-of-force policy to limit officers' ability to fire at moving vehicles.

Surviving Vehicle Ambushes

October 17, 2011

The vehicle, the patrol car, the "shop," is obviously what distinguishes the vehicle ambush from other types of attacks. It also gives you instant mobility to get out of the kill zone. In keeping with the suggested tactics for lethal force encounters the vehicle helps you move and create distance.

N.C. Cop Fired at Vehicle That Struck Him

August 15, 2011
The incident began at about 3 a.m. Sunday on the 600 block of South King Street, when Officer Jon Rickett, 30, spotted a vehicle down a gravel road. He went to investigate, and the vehicle backed into him. He fired at the car, stopping it.

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.

Texas Cop Fires on Driver Who Rammed Squad Car

October 11, 2010
Officer K.M. Bickley had stopped an SUV driven by a person who matched the description of a shooting suspect on Sunday. The driver pulled his vehicle into a driver and, when the officer began approaching, rammed his vehicle into the patrol car and tried to run down the officer.

Wisconsin Deputy Fired On Fleeing Vehicle That Struck Him

September 7, 2010
The unnamed deputy, a 10-year veteran, pulled over a car driven by Steven A. Green, 44, at 7:10 p.m. Saturday, because it was missing a license plate.

San Antonio Officer Shot Suspect Who Hit Him With Vehicle

March 10, 2010
A San Antonio police officer's bullet halted an encounter at an Exxon gas station, when it struck the driver who had struck the officer with his vehicle moments earlier.

Cops vs. Cars

June 1, 2005

At presstime many things had still not been publicly released regarding the Devin Brown incident. LAPD detectives, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, and the FBI were all investigating the shooting. So it’s not known where Garcia was standing when he discharged 10 rounds into the Camry. And it’s not known if his use of deadly force was justified.

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