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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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July 27, 2013
Gunman kills 6 hostages, SWAT takes out gunman

Gunman kills 6 hostages, SWAT takes out gunman

Negotiators and a SWAT team tried talking with him from the other side of the door of an apartment unit where he was holding hostages - Full Story
July 22, 2013

Suspect killed, Pa. officer wounded in 18-hour standoff

Trooper Brian King was struck in the ballistic face shield by the suspect, who was killed when police returned fire - Full Story
July 19, 2013

Chess game ends in 8-hour standoff with Wash. police

Neighbors were playing chess when suddenly one of them pulled a gun, prompting the other to flee the house and call 911 - Full Story
July 15, 2013

Kan. chief made call to 'take out' standoff suspect

A long standoff between SWAT and Jared Lee Woosypiti with the death of the suspect, following the chief's orders - Full Story
July 12, 2013

32-hour Kan. standoff takes toll on police, residents

"You have to be constantly alert, aware of what's going on, they've got to be sharp and on their top game" - Full Story
July 06, 2013
Sheriff: Escaped inmate fatally shot in Montana

Sheriff: Escaped inmate fatally shot in Montana

Dean Randolph Jess had escaped and was driving a stolen Jeep when he was pinned in by patrol cars, beginning a standoff - Full Story
July 01, 2013

Video released of cop killing man in deadly Walmart standoff

Capt. David Huff, a trained hostage negotiator, fired at point-blank range at a man holding a young girl at knife-point - Full Story
June 28, 2013

SWAT unit finds fugitive dead in Tucson standoff

The man described as "armed and dangerous," shot himself in his ex-girlfriend's apartment where he had been holed up - Full Story
June 26, 2013
2 more LA officers shot in separate attack, suspect dead

2 more LA officers shot in separate attack, suspect dead

During a probation search, a suspect fired, hitting one officer in the face and grazing another in the leg - Full Story
June 25, 2013

K-9 killed, Ind. officer wounded in 10-hour standoff

The officer was shot in the leg and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries - Full Story



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