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(Video) Mitigating the Tragedy of Blue-on-Blue Deaths

Don Alwes discusses the problem of blue-on-blue accidental shootings, especially with plainclothes and off-duty officers, and how to prevent these incidents.

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Kentucky Deputy Wounded by Friendly Fire Said He was More Afraid of Poorly Trained Officers Than Criminals

“Some of the guys did not have tactical experience to be, you know, on the situation. You know, as high stress as something like that is,” Morales told investigators.

NYPD Detective Killed by "Friendly Fire" Responding to Robbery

“Make no mistake about it, friendly fire aside, it is because of the actions of the suspect that Detective Simonsen is dead,” O'Neill said.

Sergeant Killed in California Mass Shooting was Struck by "Friendly Fire"

Authorities reported Friday that the Ventura County Sheriff’s sergeant killed during the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in October was struck by "friendly fire" during the firefight with the gunman.

SC Officer Shot in 'Combat-like' Ambush Hit by Police Bullet

"We know that it wasn't a round fired by McCall that hit sergeant Cummings," Sheriff Tolson said. "But Mr. McCall is totally responsible for every police officer hurt during that incident."

U.S. Marshal Killed in January was Hit by Friendly Fire

Sturgis’ first shot struck a task force member in the elbow. In response, another task force member returned fire towards Sturgis.

Milwaukee Officer Shot by Partner During Encounter With Armed Man

A Milwaukee police officer was shot in the foot by his partner when the two encountered an armed suspect at a domestic disturbance. The injured officer has been released from the hospital.

NYPD Officer Accidentally Shoots U.S. Marshal while Firing at Dog

An officer with the U.S. Marshals Services is in stable condition after he was accidentally shot by an NYPD officer during an early morning raid in Greenville, authorities said.

St. Louis PD Researching Ways to Prevent Blue-on-Blue Shootings After June Incident

After an off-duty St. Louis police officer was wounded by “friendly fire” from a fellow officer looking for suspects after a stolen vehicle crashed late last month, the department is looking at whether more training might help.

Video: Off-Duty St. Louis Officer Wounded in Blue-on-Blue Shooting

An off-duty police officer was shot by a fellow officer Wednesday night in St. Louis. One suspect was also wounded.