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Pretty good article. The Columbus Dispatch did an analysis of suspects killed by CPD, the investigative response, etc.

http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2011/02/05/police_shootings.html?sid=101

"The common thread here is that more individuals are using weapons or brandishing weapons at police. ... The No. 1 thing we stress is to survive the encounter," Pilya said. "Officers every day have to make split-second decisions that are going to be armchair-quarterbacked by people who have the luxury of time to look back."
 

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"The common thread here is that more individuals are using weapons or brandishing weapons at police. ... The No. 1 thing we stress is to survive the encounter," Pilya said. "Officers every day have to make split-second decisions that are going to be armchair-quarterbacked by people who have the luxury of time to look back."

Fifteen Ohio police officers were among 536 officers who died in felonious assaults between 2000 and 2009, according to federal statistics, ranking Ohio 15th among the states.

Officers "are putting themselves in harm's way at a greater rate" as they come across a seemingly increasing number of felons and suspects carrying handguns and willing to direct violence at police, he said.
Always good to be reminded of the dangers.
 
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