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Five officers killed and nine injured in an ambush at a peaceful protest, July 7, 2016

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 10:55 PM CST

SWAT Officer: Negotiation With Dallas Ambush Gunman Lingers

SWAT Officer: Negotiation With Dallas Ambush Gunman Lingers

Dallas SWAT team member Larry Gordon spent more than four hours negotiating with the gunman who killed five Dallas officers. Eighteen months later, part of their conversation still haunts him.

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 06:52 PM CST

SWAT Team Reassigned the Night of the Dallas Police Ambush

SWAT Team Reassigned the Night of the Dallas Police Ambush

A former SWAT member says he disagrees with the decision to reassign the team the night of the Dallas police ambush.

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 06:31 PM CST

Dallas Ambush Gunman Sang 'Proud Mary' in Standoff

Dallas Ambush Gunman Sang 'Proud Mary' in Standoff

For the first time, an officer who helped take down the shooter in the July 7, 2016 ambush is talking publicly about what happened.

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 09:19 PM CST

Officers Won't Face Charges in Ambush Aftermath: Grand Jury

Officers Won't Face Charges in Ambush Aftermath: Grand Jury

A grand jury has declined to bring charges against Dallas police officers responsible for the death of a sniper who had killed five officers during a downtown rally.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 09:38 PM CDT

Dallas Police Ambush Shooting Investigation Finished

Dallas Police Ambush Shooting Investigation Finished

Dallas police have completed their investigation of the July 2016 ambush that killed five officers.

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Five officers -- four Dallas police officers and one Dallas Area Rapid Transit officer -- were killed July 7, 2016 in downtown Dallas when an armed man ambushed and opened fire on police near the end of a peaceful protest against nationwide officer-involved shootings. It was the deadliest attack on U.S. law enforcement since Sept. 11, 2001.

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