Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Standoff Situations  > News > Page 10
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.
Main News Columns Videos Products Photos
April 16, 2013

Ga. firefighters taken hostage tried lightening mood with jokes

The firefighters were able to calm the suspect down by joking and changing the subject of conversation when he got agitated - Full Story
April 16, 2013

Man kills pregnant girlfriend, shoots cop, surrenders after standoff

He's being held on a capital murder charge and aggravated assault of a police officer - Full Story
April 15, 2013

Shooting suspect holed up in Dallas house after police pursuit

A pregnant woman and an officer are reportedly wounded from a shootout - Full Story
April 11, 2013
Police: Ga. gunman lured firefighters into home

Police: Ga. gunman lured firefighters into home

Lauren Brown laid in bed, pretending he couldn't move, until the firemen approached him to help and he revealed a gun - Full Story
April 11, 2013
Firefighters taken hostage 'relieved' ordeal over

Firefighters taken hostage 'relieved' ordeal over

"They're simply relieved that the situation is over, that their family members are with them and that they're safe" - Full Story
April 07, 2013

3 dead in NC standoff

SWAT members surrounded the suspects house for 6 hours after he killed 2 neighbors - Full Story
March 30, 2013

NC police: 3 dead after shooting, police standoff

The suspected shooter shot himself as deputies and SWAT team members surrounded the house where he was hiding - Full Story
March 28, 2013

Wash. officer shot, suspect dead in fiery standoff

The officer's wounds are non life-threatening, no other officers were injured - Full Story
March 21, 2013

2 Texas cops shot, suspect in custody following standoff

The suicidal teen exchanged gunfire with police, eventually getting shot in the leg - Full Story
March 21, 2013
Man kidnaps child, fatally shot by sniper in standoff

Man kidnaps child, fatally shot by sniper in standoff

The man fatally shot a young passenger before taking off with a 3-year-old boy and hiding out in a house - Full Story



PoliceOne Offers

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Standoff Situations Columnists

10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg
10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief