officer-involved shootings

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I’m a Cop Who Went Viral for Not Killing a Man

He came at me with a knife screaming "Kill me!" and "I'm going to kill you." I shot him once in the stomach, but stopped there.
Josh Hilling as told to Simone Weichselbaum
6.17.16
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The LAPD's Unprecedented Plan to Shoot Fewer People

A union official says the new policy "will get officers killed, plain and simple."
Joe Domanick
4.13.16
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​Is the NYPD Trying to Get Better at Policing Itself?

A decade after setting up a special unit to monitor the use of force by cops in Los Angeles, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is importing the idea to NYC.
John Surico
3.18.15
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Does the LAPD Deserve Its Reputation for Racism and Brutality?

The killing of a homeless man on Skid Row has raised new questions about one of America's most notorious police departments.
Mike Pearl
3.7.15
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How Should We Handle Police Shootings in Post-Ferguson America?

Now that the feds have declined to press civil rights charges against Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, police reformers are mulling their next move.
Justin Glawe
3.4.15
Bad Cop Blotter

The Death of an Unarmed Homeless Mexican Immigrant Has Set Off Protests in Washington State

Antonio Zambrano-Montes was shot after throwing rocks and cars, but the cops are unlikely to face charges over his death.
Lucy Steigerwald
2.23.15
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An NYPD Officer Was Just Indicted for the Shooting Death of Akai Gurley

Peter Liang is just the fourth New York City cop to be indicted for killing someone since 1999.
John Surico
2.10.15
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Is Obedience the Only Way to Avoid Police Brutality?

People of color are getting so sick of police brutality that even some politicians now says it's time to stop being so obedient.
Charles Davis
9.15.14