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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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February 13, 2013

Video: Police forced to fire at Ohio man wielding rifle

The police chief suggested the suspect wanted the officers to kill him - Full Story
February 13, 2013

Audio: Police yell 'burn it down' raiding Dorner's hideaway

Police can be heard in videos yelling to burn the cabin down as they raided the fugitive's hideout - Full Story
February 12, 2013
Officer killed in cabin shoot-out with Dorner

Officer killed in cabin shoot-out with Dorner

Officials are looking for identifying marks such as tattoos on a body in the cabin to confirm Dorner was also killed - Full Story
February 06, 2013

FBI: Ala. captor rigged bunker, waged 'firefight'

The latest revelations suggest authorities were dealing with an abductor fully prepared for more violence - Full Story
February 04, 2013
Officials: Boy safe, abductor dead after standoff

Officials: Boy safe, abductor dead after standoff

Negotiations had deteriorated with 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes, and he had been seen with a gun - Full Story
February 04, 2013
Alabama town prays for gunman to release 5-yr-old

Alabama town prays for gunman to release 5-yr-old

Residents have gathered for candlelight vigils on a nightly basis to pray for the child - Full Story
February 02, 2013
Alabama hostage standoff continues into fifth day

Alabama hostage standoff continues into fifth day

Negotiators were still trying late Friday to persuade Jimmy Lee Dykes to surrender - Full Story
February 01, 2013
Alabama hostage standoff enters 3rd full day

Alabama hostage standoff enters 3rd full day

Speaking into a 4-inch ventilation pipe leading to the bunker, hostage negotiators try talking to gunman - Full Story
January 31, 2013
Ala. child hostage standoff in 2nd day at bunker

Ala. child hostage standoff in 2nd day at bunker

Authorities don't believe that the child has been harmed, and the suspect agreed to giving the boy medical attention - Full Story
January 20, 2013
SWAT standoff in Ga. uncovers dismembered body

SWAT standoff in Ga. uncovers dismembered body

A severed human head and two hands were hidden behind a kitchen cabinet, other parts were found in a storage locker - Full Story



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