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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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February 04, 2016

Ore. standoff leader, followers indicted

Authorities arrested 11 people last week on a criminal complaint charging them with felony conspiracy - Full Story
February 04, 2016

Fla. deputy, suspect wounded during standoff

The man told deputies he had three firearms and was going to kill himself and officers - Full Story
February 02, 2016

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
February 01, 2016
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
January 31, 2016
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
January 29, 2016
Four holdouts want charge dropped for one to end Ore. occupation

Four holdouts want charge dropped for one to end Ore. occupation

The group has been negotiating with the FBI to finally end the occupation - Full Story
January 28, 2016
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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