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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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October 23, 2014

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
October 09, 2014

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
October 08, 2014

Chicago captain shot, suspect killed in standoff

Capt. Ed Kulbida was shot in the shoulder and is expected to be okay - Full Story
September 25, 2014

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
September 25, 2014
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
September 22, 2014

Trending topics: When a suspect turns to social media

By PoliceOne Staff For this week’s ‘Trending Topics,’ we take a look at five stories... - Full Story
September 21, 2014

Suspect surrenders in 18-hour Idaho reservation standoff

An armed man surrendered Saturday night following an 18-hour standoff on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation - Full Story
September 19, 2014

Photos: Suicidal man uses app to document standoff

A four-hour standoff between a suicidal man and police in Texas was documented online through an anonymous sharing app - Full Story
September 17, 2014
Video: Ohio standoff ends in fatal shooting of suicidal man

Video: Ohio standoff ends in fatal shooting of suicidal man

37-year-old Christopher Mitchell came out of a residence with a .22-caliber gun to his head as officers formed a perimeter - Full Story
September 09, 2014
Video: Ohio cops TASER murder suspect armed with knife

Video: Ohio cops TASER murder suspect armed with knife

Murder suspect seeking 'suicide by cop' led officers on a foot pursuit that ended in a standoff in the waters of Lake Erie - Full Story



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