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Standoff Situations

Standoff Situations

Standoff Situations

The Standoff Situations topic page offers a variety of tactical tips and strategic concepts to make sure the innocents are spared, the subject is secured, and the officers go home safely. When a suspect is barricaded in place, many things must happen for a successful resolution, such as setting up outer and inner perimeters, and making contact with the subject.
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Wis. chief breaks down role of MRAP in department

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval speaks on the role of an MRAP in his department. The vehicle acquired from the military has been the subject of controversy for months after the department accepted it.

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Wis. police crediting MRAP after standoff's peaceful end

MRAP acquired from the military has been the subject of controversy for months after the department accepted it - Full Story

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Hostage killed, 2 officers wounded in Okla. motel shootout

Police say he shot the hostage while using her as a shield to flee the hotel the room.

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MMA fighter surrenders after live-tweeting standoff

Officers arrived at his house to arrest him on warrants in connection with domestic violence and stalking charges - Full Story

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Chicago captain shot, suspect dead in standoff

Capt. Ed Kulbida was shot in the shoulder and is expected to be okay.

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Chicago captain shot, suspect killed in standoff

Capt. Ed Kulbida was shot in the shoulder and is expected to be okay - Full Story

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La. police fatally shoot fellow deputy in domestic dispute

A Louisiana deputy was shot and killed by his follow officers after opening fire during a domestic dispute Wednesday.

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La. police fatally shoot fellow deputy in domestic dispute

A Louisiana deputy was shot and killed by his fellow officers after opening fire during a domestic dispute Wednesday - Full Story

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LA cops rescue woman from rooftop burglar

Video captured a woman’s rooftop escape from a burglar as police drew their guns and provided a fire ladder.

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Video: LA cops rescue woman from rooftop burglar

Video: LA cops rescue woman from rooftop burglar

Video captured a woman’s rooftop escape from a burglar as police drew their guns and provided a fire ladder - Full Story



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