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LAPD Officer Stacey Lim's Lethal-Force Encounter


LAPD Officer Stacey Lim details her off-duty lethal force encounter. Lim was driving home after a softball game on June 9, 1990, when a carjacker ambushed and shot her as she exited her truck outside of her Canyon County home. After a 15-year-old gang member shot Lim with a stolen .357 Magnum, she returned fire, ending the threat. Officer Lim recieved the Medal of Valor in 1991.

September 15, 2010
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Tags: LAPD, Deadly Force, Off-Duty Incidents


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Jeff B. @ 5/25/2011 7:39 AM

Excellent Job Officer. This is a Great example of Training, Prepairedness and the sheer will to Survive. This is the world that we live in. This could have happened to any of us !

gwhh @ 4/8/2013 7:54 AM

I read she got 116 pints of blood transfered during this event!

Georg Olsen @ 6/9/2013 2:53 PM

I had the privilege of knowing this inspiring and amazing young lady when she was in the LAPD Academy as well as at the time of her shooting; she exemplifies the reason you should make sure that you "Stay In The Fight"! Looking forward to reconnecting with her when she speaks at the NAPOA conference in Las Vegas next month.

American Citizen @ 7/27/2013 2:06 PM

I'm glad Officer Lim made survived that vicious attack. Lucky for her that, even while off-duty, she's permitted to carry a firearm to defend her own life. So what about the rest of us citizens for whom Officer Lim and her colleagues & superiors work?

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