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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 25, 2013

Minn. cop cleared in fatal standoff shooting

Miquell "Mike" Deppa, 34, was armed and threatening suicide when he aimed his weapon at deputies - Full Story
October 25, 2013

Gunman surrenders, hostages freed after standoff with NC police

Police negotiated with the gunman to release 3 people held hostage in a CVS pharmacy - Full Story
October 14, 2013

Officer, suspect wounded in Ark. shootout, 4 arrested

Officer Barry Kingston suffered a graze wound on the right leg in the exchange of gunfire - Full Story
September 30, 2013
Suspect killed during Md. hostage situation

Suspect killed during Md. hostage situation

The hostage was released unharmed prior to the fatal shooting - Full Story
September 24, 2013

$3.4M settlement in deadly '11 Ariz. SWAT raid

Jose Guerena, a former Marine, was killed in May 2011 with an AR-15 in his hands - Full Story
September 24, 2013

Gunman killed by police near NC campus

The gunman exchanged gunfire with police then fled to the college campus where he was tracked down and refused to surrender - Full Story
September 18, 2013

NC cop fatally shoots man, ending hour standoff

Derek Deandre Walker was upset over a custody battle for his son, and claimed he was 'ready to die' - Full Story
September 18, 2013

Austrian gunman who killed 4 fatally shoots self

The charred body believed to be that of the gunman who killed three policemen and a paramedic shows he apparently killed himself with a shot to the head - Full Story
September 17, 2013
Austrian gunman kills 3 cops, still at large

Austrian gunman kills 3 cops, still at large

3 police officers and an emergency rescue driver were found dead, a fourth officer was wounded - Full Story
September 16, 2013
Calif. cop shot with pellet gun spared gunman's life

Calif. cop shot with pellet gun spared gunman's life

The officer was praised for not returning fire when it would have been justified to shoot back - Full Story

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