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De-Escalation Instructor Training

December 7, 2017

This October, a new de-escalation training methodology was presented to law enforcement administrators, supervisors, and field officers in Delaware that the participants say could become the training model for de-escalation training nationally.

MO Deputies Struggle with Gunman to Prevent Suicide by Cop

October 27, 2017
“The front door was opening with the muzzle of a weapon behind it. I grabbed a hold of the muzzle pushing it away and wrapped around the guy and we started to wrestle with the gun. It went off. I had yelled for my partner and he’d come running,” Brickner said. More Here.

Video: MO Deputies Struggle with Gunman to Prevent Suicide by Cop

October 27, 2017
“The front door was opening with the muzzle of a weapon behind it. I grabbed a hold of the muzzle pushing it away and wrapped around the guy and we started to wrestle with the gun. It went off. I had yelled for my partner and he’d come running,” Brickner said.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

October 16, 2017

If you respond to a call involving a suicidal person who's not
endangering anyone else, it might be best to not intervene.

2 Officers Injured in Rioting at Georgia Tech, 3 Suspects Charged

September 19, 2017
Two officers were injured and three people face charges after rioting broke out at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday.

Jury Awards WI Family $7 Million Over Fatal Police Shooting of Suicidal Woman

July 14, 2017
A jury found two Madison, WI, police officers used "unreasonable force" when they shot and killed a 26-year-old woman who was pointing a gun at her head during a 2014 incident. The jury also awarded her family $7 million in damages following the Thursday verdict.

Arkansas Chief Shot Trying to Disarm Suicidal Subject

April 27, 2017
Booneville (AR) Police Chief Albert Brown was recovering Wednesday from a leg wound he suffered when he was shot while responding to a call that a man was suicidal.

Retired Las Vegas Lieutenant Reunites with Woman He Helped Save from Suicide by Cop

March 6, 2017
More than 15 years after a Las Vegas police officer made a life-saving decision, he reunited with the veteran he helped save.

Video: Retired Las Vegas Lieutenant Reunites with Woman He Helped Save from Suicide by Cop

March 6, 2017
More than 15 years after a Las Vegas police officer made a life-saving decision, he reunited with the veteran he helped save.

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.

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