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Accidental Discharges

Firearms Vendor Discharges Gun inside Chicago Police Academy

One of the vendors left a round in one of the guns and did not check it, before putting it on display.

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Milwaukee Police Changing Duty Sidearm After Lawsuit Over Unexpected Discharges

"It is a breath of fresh air where we have open lines of communication on important issues such as these," says Milwaukee Police Association President Andrew Wagner. "We just want these firearms replaced with a safe and reliable firearm."

Off-Duty CA Officer Shoots Self, Kills Bystander While Cleaning Gun

Officer Francisco Villicana was cleaning his personal gun Friday around 5:45 p.m. in Salinas when he mistakenly fired the single round that killed Luis Alfredo Ferro-Sanchez, police said.

Milwaukee Police Association Sues City Over Safety Concerns with Sig P320

The lawsuit claims the city should have known about four such discharges without a trigger pull on the issued sidearm and “failed to take steps to ensure the safety of the officers, and the general public.”

Colorado Officer Accidently Shoots Another Officer

An officer came around the corner, sensed some kind of threat and and fired a shot, which hit another officer.

California Training Officer Accidentally Shot by Rookie

It happened at a tow yard police were using as a training ground for new officers. Stockton police say during the tow yard training exercise a rookie officer accidentally discharged their weapon, hitting a training officer.

West Virginia Officer, Trooper Suffer Non-Life-Threatening Gunshot Wounds

Two law enforcement officers attempting to execute a search warrant were wounded by gunfire on Thursday.

Off-Duty Indiana Officer Accidentally Shoots Woman While Cleaning Gun

An off-duty officer with the Edinburgh (IN) Police Department accidentally shot a woman Wednesday evening while cleaning a handgun.

Off-Duty Missouri Officer Accidentally Shoots Neighbor

Police in Kansas City, MO, are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty officer who told investigators he shot his neighbor with an accidental discharge.

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Michigan Officer Suffers Accidental Gunshot Wound

An officer with the Detroit Police Department was hospitalized following an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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