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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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Ore. standoff leader, followers indicted

Authorities arrested 11 people last week on a criminal complaint charging them with felony conspiracy - Full Story

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Fla. deputy, suspect wounded during standoff

The man told deputies he had three firearms and was going to kill himself and officers - Full Story

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Debriefing a siege: What the Ala. bunker standoff can teach cops about successful hostage rescue Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Debriefing a siege: What the Ala. bunker standoff can teach cops about successful hostage rescue

Successful planning, rehearsal and execution can only be achieved through well-trained and capable SWAT operators - Full Story

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Hawaii bill would ban police drone use without a warrant

The bill would make exceptions for emergencies such as searches and rescues, hostage situations - Full Story

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Video: Texas police fatally shoot armed robbery suspect holding hostage

Video: Texas police fatally shoot armed robbery suspect holding hostage

The gunman was confronted by officers as he was forcing the hostage inside a vehicle - Full Story

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Memorial springs up on Ore. highway for rancher as standoff continues

Memorial springs up on Ore. highway for rancher as standoff continues

Activists are urging people who oppose a "militarized police presence" in Burns, Oregon, to converge on the small town near a wildlife refuge that has been occupied by an armed group - Full Story

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Awakened by an active shooter: 5 lessons learned Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Awakened by an active shooter: 5 lessons learned

There is no word for the feeling a cop has as he finds himself in a critical life-or-death incident, armed with nothing but an overwhelming urge to assist - Full Story

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3 more arrested as Bundy urges refuge occupiers to leave

3 more arrested as Bundy urges refuge occupiers to leave

It was unclear whether the rest of Bundy's followers still holed up at the refuge were ready to heed his advice - Full Story



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