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St. Louis Officers Shoot, KIll Knife-Wielding Man, Crowd Yells "Ferguson" Chants

August 19, 2014
"The store owner and the alderwoman said the suspect was armed with a knife, acting erratically, pacing back and forth in the street, talking to himself," said Chief Dotson, who spoke at the scene.

Calif. Officers Shoot, Kill Man with Knife on Train

March 10, 2014
The man fatally shot by Sacramento police aboard a light-rail train Saturday night lunged at officers with a knife and implored them to shoot him, police said Sunday.

Video: N.M. Man Planned Death by Cop, Held "Thank You" Note

January 16, 2014
A shot rings out as Garcia appears to begin raising the gun, and he crumples to the ground. That's the scene depicted in a recently released video from a lapel camera worn by Officer Peter Romero of the Albuquerque Police Department.

N.M. Man Planned Death by Cop, Held "Thank You" Note

January 16, 2014

In a recently released video from a lapel camera worn by Officer Peter Romero, the Albuquerque PD officer shoots and wounds a suicidal man who ignores commands to drop his weapon. The man had a note in his wallet that said "Thank you officer." Read the story here.

Video: Man Killed by Mo. Deputy Ignored Warnings

January 9, 2014
The deputies warned and even pleaded with Ford to show them his hands and get down on the ground. “Nothing is worth getting shot over!” one of the deputies yelled.

Man Killed by Mo. Deputy Ignored Warnings

January 9, 2014

A video released by the Greene County (Mo.) Sheriff’s Department last week reveals that a man who was shot and killed by a deputy repeatedly ignored warnings to show his hands and get down on the ground. Read Full Story Here.

Suicidal N.C. Man Tells Officer: 'Shoot Me'

September 18, 2013
A distraught man who taunted Durham (N.C.) Police officers to "shoot me" during a downtown standoff has died after an officer shot him when he pointed a gun at police.

Video: Sex Offender Attempts Suicide by Cop In Station

July 17, 2013
The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has cleared a West Valley City (Utah) Police sergeant who shot and wounded a sex offender after he pointed a Ruger pistol at agency personnel in the station lobby in April.

Sex Offender Attempts Suicide By Cop In Station

July 17, 2013

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has cleared a West Valley City (Utah) Police sergeant who shot and wounded a sex offender who pointed a Ruger pistol at agency personnel in the station lobby in April. Read the full story here.

Sex Offender Shot at Utah Station Wanted Suicide By Cop

April 29, 2013
West Valley City (Utah) Police shot and wounded a registered sex offender in the front lobby of the station after he allegedly pointed a gun at officers.

Fla. Man Gets 20 Years for Firing AK-47 at Officers

April 29, 2013
A central Florida man who tried to kill two St. Cloud Police officers in 2011 with an AK-47 was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the attack.

Video: Ill. Cop Cleared In Station Shooting

April 18, 2013
A Vernon Hills (Ill.) Police officer who shot a suicidal man in the station lobby has been cleared of any wrongdoing. The agency has released video surveillance footage of the incident.

Shooting In Ill. Agency's Station

April 18, 2013

Vernon Hills (Ill.) Police released video surveillance footage of an officer-involved shooting in the lobby of the station. Read the full story here.

Partner Fired At Suspect Who Killed Miss. Detective

April 16, 2013
The partner of a Jackson (Miss.) Police detective fired a round at the murder suspect who killed Det. Eric Smith in a third-floor interrogation room earlier this month.

Ill. Man Shot In Station Wanted Suicide by Cop

April 3, 2013
A suicidal man forced a Vernon Hills (Ill.) Police officer to shoot him Wednesday morning in the station after pointing a replica gun at the officer.

Two San Diego Deputies Wounded In Standoff

February 21, 2013
Two San Diego County Sheriff's SWAT deputies were wounded during a 10-hour standoff with a 22-year-old man whose suicide ended the confrontation.

Breakup May Have Led To Ore. Mall Shooting

December 13, 2012
A friend of Jacob Roberts said a recent breakup may have caused him to open fire in an Oregon shopping mall Tuesday, killing two people and wounding a third.

Shots Fired: Las Vegas, Nevada 02/18/2009

May 15, 2012

Las Vegas Metro PD patrol personnel arrived on scene within a few minutes of Sarah's 911 call. They effected a containment of the suspect and the location. Several officers—some with long guns—took cover positions about the scene as a crisis negotiator initiated a one-on-one dialogue with John.

Off-Duty Maine Deputy Disarms Man With Gun

March 29, 2012
Cumberland County (Maine) Sheriff's Deputy Richard Kimball helped disarm and detain a suicidal man who was waving a handgun toward passing rush-hour traffic.

UC Berkeley Shooting Probably ‘Suicide by Cop’

December 7, 2011
The fatal shooting of a student at the University of California, Berkeley, last month was most likely suicidal, the UC Berkeley Police Department has announced.
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