Officer Involved Shootings

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This page depicts only those OIS scenes where a LPD officer discharged his or her weapon in the performance of his or her duties.  It does NOT reflect accidental discharges where no injury occurred or the intentional shooting of vicious animals.

All OIS scenes occurring within the jurisdictional limits of LPD are independently investigated by multiple divisions and agencies.  The following list represents the typical entities that will respond directly to the scene and perform duties associated with the investigation.

  1. The Texas Rangers
  2. LPD Physical Evidence Specialist Division
  3. LPD Internal Affairs Division
  4. Gregg County District Attorney
  5. Gregg County District Attorney's Office Investigators
  6. Legal Counsel for the officer involved
  7. Public Information Officer
  8. Justice of the Peace (in the event of a death)