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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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March 15, 2014

Suspect killed in shootout with Calif. police

Police responding to a call were met with the armed suspect, who refused to drop his weapon, prompting an exchange of gunfire - Full Story
March 12, 2014

Memorial marks 10 years since Tenn. cop killed by teen

Loudon County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Scott was shot to death by 16-year-old Michael Harvey while responding to a domestic violence call, prompting a 30-hour standoff - Full Story
March 07, 2014

Video: Pug picks a fight with police during standoff

As police were working to negotiate with an armed robbery suspect barricaded in his Phoenix home, a little dog wandering the street tried to pick a fight - Full Story
March 06, 2014

Details released of Phoenix officer’s fatal shooting

Officers had no time to put on ballistic vests when the operation suddenly switched from a surveillance operation to an attempted takedown - Full Story
February 25, 2014

Ohio police kill gunman who fatally stabbed mother

Gregory Sanders used a pen to stab his mother, who suffered from brain cancer - Full Story
February 24, 2014

Video: 'Swatting' goes suburban, causing risky police standoffs

Two Indiana towns dealt with dangerous 'swatting' incidents days apart - Full Story
February 12, 2014

Calif. officers cleared in Dorner standoff

In a report released Tuesday, officials said the many sheriff's deputies, police officers and game wardens who were involved in the standoff violated no laws - Full Story
February 04, 2014

Widow of Fla. cop killer seeks damages

Christine Lacy, whose husband killed two police officers in her house before authorities destroyed it trying to find him, has sued the city of St. Petersburg - Full Story
February 04, 2014

Colo. hostage standoff ends, suspect killed

A 13-year-old boy who was held hostage for nearly 18 hours was rescued unharmed by police who shot his captor - Full Story



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