Suicide by Cop

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A popular term for the intentional use by an individual of threatening behaviour toward law enforcement officers, such that they kill the individual in what they believe is self-defence
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Presented with out-of-the-box honesty, the first issue includes the stories: "Ammo Hysteria," "Cop Suicides," "Anatomy of a Knife Attack" and many more.
Journalist Jack McEvoy, the flawed hero who first suspects that a series of cop suicides is not all that it appears to be, is a believable if not always sympathetic character.