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Neighbor's Photos Show Shootout with Boston Bombers

A blogger and Watertown, Mass., resident has published photos and a first-hand account of the deadly gunfight between Boston Marathon bombing suspects and authorities on a residential street.

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Pa. Officer Wounded In Gun Battle

A Pittsburgh police officer returned fire after a suspect shot him during a foot pursuit when the officer was in the prone position. Officer Christopher Kertis was shot several times in the left leg.

Sheriff's Dispatcher's Performance During Big Bear Shootout

The incident underscores the essential role played by the dedicated emergency services dispatchers nationwide. These behind-the-scene professionals constitute a vital link to police officers every time officers leave their stations.

Video: Gunfight with Chris Dorner Captured by CBS

A CBS news crew captured video footage of the intense gun battle between San Bernardino County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputies and fugitive ex-LAPD cop Chris Dorner.

How the North Hollywood Shootout Changed Patrol Arsenals

On the 15th anniversary of one of the fiercest gun battles in modern law enforcement history, patrol officers are much better armed, equipped, and trained than they were in 1997.

NYPD Cop Saved When Perp's Round Strikes Duty Belt

A spare ammunition magazine likely saved a New York City police officer's life early Monday, when a suspect's 9mm round struck the gear during a running gun battle in lower Manhattan.

Two NYPD Cops Shot During Violent Labor Day Weekend

Two New York City police officers were wounded in an exchange of gunfire on Labor Day that capped a violent weekend of shootings in Brooklyn and disrupted the annual West Indian Day Parade.

Massive Manhunt Underway After LAPD Cop Struck In Hail of Gunfire

The Los Angeles Police Department has launched a massive dragnet for the two men who sprayed an LAPD officer with gunfire, after a pedestrian stop in South Los Angeles.

Calif. Cop Fatally Shoots Man In Armored Car Robbery Shootout

A suspect who attempted to rob an armored car in Pinole, Calif., on Wednesday morning was fatally shot during a heist that involved two gunfights between officers and a security guard.

Are We Teaching Cops To Run?

When a gunfight begins you need to end it, period. But many of you have been taught that your first need is to find cover. Which may be teaching you to run away from a fight instead of doing your duty, which is to "run toward the gunfire."