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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 23, 2012

Man who stuck rifle into officer's stomach is identified

Suspect was killed early Sunday after setting his house ablaze and threatening officer's life - Full Story
October 12, 2012

Man stabs K-9 during 4-hour standoff

Found crouching behind a set of steps, suspect pulled a knife and threatened officers - Full Story
October 07, 2012

Deputies use beanbags to subdue man who pointed gun at them

McHenry County sheriff's deputies fired shots at a man who pointed a gun at them as they served a warrant near Marengo today, but the man was not hit by the gunfire and was arrested after a short barricade situation - Full Story
October 07, 2012

Barricaded man pulls knife on SWAT team

Suspect pointed a handgun at deputies when they entered his residence - Full Story
October 05, 2012

Standoff suspect: 'Get those cops away...going to kill every one of them'

Officers knew suspect was armed and had an extensive history with the police department - Full Story
September 26, 2012
Social media training set after Pa. hostage call

Social media training set after Pa. hostage call

A man armed with a hammer and kitchen knife used a hostage's computer to post Facebook messages - Full Story
September 24, 2012

Police: Utah man in minidress planted explosives in yards

Neighbors say the man has shown increasingly bizarre behavior in recent months, including making threats against police and posting unusual videos on YouTube - Full Story
September 21, 2012
Pa. hostage-taker gives up after Facebook post

Pa. hostage-taker gives up after Facebook post

Authorities described the suspect as "ex-military," but didn't elaborate - Full Story
September 17, 2012
Man with eye tattoo shoots Alaska officer at hotel

Man with eye tattoo shoots Alaska officer at hotel

Chief said suspect was "just blasting away from behind a door" to the bathroom - Full Story
September 13, 2012
SD police chief: 'Hero' died saving employee from shooter

SD police chief: 'Hero' died saving employee from shooter

Amanda Connors drove up to the door of the hair salon she managed and confronted a gunman - Full Story



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