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CA Officers and Behavioral Health Specialists Prevent "Suicide by Cop"

November 10, 2016
A collaboration between Rialto, CA, police and the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health Monday helped de-escalate a situation where police say a man was threatening “suicide by cop.”

Texas Deputy Wounded in Gunfight with “Suicidal” Subject

June 24, 2016
A Comal County, TX, deputy and a man described by law enforcement officials as "suicidal" were wounded in an exchange of gunfire Thursday night in Bulverde.

Baltimore Officer Shoots Suspect in Attempted 'Suicide by Cop'

May 2, 2016
A young Baltimore police officer followed his training when he shot through the window of his patrol car at a suspect who was pointing a gun at him Sunday morning in what is now believed to be an attempted suicide by cop incident, said the police commissioner.

Video: Maryland Officer's Death Believed Caused by Another Officer's Round

March 14, 2016
A Washington, D.C.-area police officer is believed to have died from a round fired by another officer in a shooting brought on by a Maryland man's attempt at a filmed suicide by cop, police said Monday.

Maryland Officer's Death Believed Caused by Another Officer's Round

March 14, 2016
A Washington, D.C.-area police officer is believed to have died from a round fired by another officer in a shooting brought on by a Maryland man's attempt at a filmed suicide by cop, police said Monday. More Here.

Man Wielding Knife Fatally Shot by Florida Deputy

February 16, 2016
In a statement, Sheriff Steube says deputies found Stoddart outside the home, holding a knife and having cut his wrists.

Video: Florida Deputy Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gas Station Gunfight

February 4, 2016
Dubrino told deputies he had three firearms and was going to kill himself and officers.

Florida Deputy Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gas Station Gunfight

February 4, 2016
Dubrino told deputies he had three firearms and was going to kill himself and officers. More Here.

California Man Arrested After Walking into Police Station with Handgun

October 6, 2015
Police arrested a man Sunday after he allegedly walked into the Suisun City (CA) Police Department lobby armed with a loaded handgun, indicating he wanted to be shot by an officer, according to police.

Court Records Show Man Shot in Wheelchair by Delaware Police Had Been Previously Suicidal

September 28, 2015
Court Records show a Wilmington, Del., man who reportedly shot himself and refused commands to drop his weapon before being killed by police while in his wheelchair had previously expressed suicidal thoughts and had a history of being combative with police.

Officer Suicide by Cop

July 15, 2015

The officer told his ex-girlfriend that if she didn't get back together with him, he would call the agency himself and create a situation where they would have to kill him.

Negotiating with Suicidal Subjects

May 24, 2015

Suicide by cop, like other suicides, can be devastating for loved ones of the subject. But unlike other suicides, suicide by cop places a weighty burden on the involved officers that can be career-ending, as a high percentage of officers involved in fatal shootings leave policing within a year of the incident.

Ohio Officer Praised for Holding Fire During Attempted Suicide-by-Cop Incident

April 20, 2015
The New Richmond Police Department Web site says Kidder had been sworn in to join the village police force last April 16, after serving in Iraq as a Marine. One year later, he found himself facing his toughest police challenge so far. Kidder said dispatchers warned him Wilcox could try to force a "suicide by cop." More Here.

Video: Ohio Officer Praised for Holding Fire During Attempted Suicide-by-Cop Incident

April 20, 2015
The New Richmond Police Department Web site says Kidder had been sworn in to join the village police force last April 16, after serving in Iraq as a Marine. One year later, he found himself facing his toughest police challenge so far. Kidder said dispatchers warned him Wilcox could try to force a "suicide by cop."

Machete-Wielding Man Shot, Killed by Oklahoma City Officer

April 13, 2015
A man wielding a machete Sunday evening in east Oklahoma City refused to drop the weapon when ordered to do so by a police officer and was shot and killed.

California Man Killed by Police Left Apology Note

March 24, 2015
A responding officer arrived on scene and located the truck and the suspect. The officer exited his patrol car and “was immediately confronted by the male suspect who was armed with a large knife,” according to the release. The officer also noticed a firearm in the suspect’s waistband, police said.

California Officers Shoot, Kill Man Wielding Samurai Sword

March 12, 2015
The chase ended about five minutes later at Fern Avenue and Phillips Street, Higbee said. When the man emerged from the car, he was carrying a samurai-type sword, Higbee said.

Ohio Officer TASERs Knife Wielding Murder Suspect

September 11, 2014
Conrad's arrest was captured on Officer Robert Pitts' body camera. The video shows Conrad standing waist-deep in the lake encouraging officers to shoot him while holding his 12-inch knife. More Here.

Video: Ohio Officer TASERs Knife-Wielding Murder Suspect

September 11, 2014
Conrad's arrest was captured on Officer Robert Pitts' body camera. The video shows Conrad standing waist-deep in the lake encouraging officers to shoot him while holding his 12-inch knife.

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.
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