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Training Accidents

TX Officer Shot in Face During Active Shooter Response Training

Officer Lina Mino remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday following one of what is expected to be several surgeries.

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DC Library Police Officer Killed in Training Accident

Police say that at the end of the training, Retired DC Metro Lieutenant Jesse Porter, 58, fired a shot and struck the special police officer.

News Headlines Highlight Need for Vigilance in Officer Safety During Training

Although rare, there are—tragically—altogether too many instances in which officers are badly hurt or killed in training. Here are some considerations for increasing safety and decreasing the potential for harm.

LAPD Officer Dies After Training Accident

According to LAPD, the 32-year-old was acting as a bike instructor at the academy, working through a training scenario that involved grappling with another officer.

Michigan Agency's Reserve Program Suspended After Shooting of Civilian Role Player During Training

Taylor, MI, Mayor Tim Woolley has released a statement following the accidental shooting that happened at 5 p.m. on April 24 during an auxiliary police training exercise. The reserve program has been suspended until the investigation is complete.

Civilian Role Player Shot During Michigan Police Training

The civilian was a "role player" in a training scenario when an auxiliary officer in the training fired a shot from his service weapon, hitting the person in the abdomen, state police said.

FL Corrections Officer Killed in Firearms Training Accident

No one else was involved in the accidental shooting that fatally wounded Whitney Cloud, the agency said. Officials did not release any other details about the shooting, including how it happened, where it happened and what weapon was used.

Rhode Island Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself in the Leg

An officer with the South Kingstown (RI) Police Department reportedly shot himself in the leg during a training exercise on Wednesday.

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.

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Police Officer Killed in Avalanche in Austrian Alps

A police officer was killed in an avalanche during a training exercise in the Austrian Alps this week.

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