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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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September 10, 2013

Texas cop shot in head ID'd, 9 hour standoff ends

Aaron Terrazas, 34, is recovering in intensive care; Melvin McKinney surrendered and exited the motel unharmed - Full Story
September 09, 2013

Texas cop shot in head, SWAT surrounds gunman's hotel

The officer is expected to survive; SWAT is in contact with the gunman - Full Story
September 08, 2013

Ark. SWAT kill 107-year-old man in standoff

SWAT released gas into the room when negotiations failed, prompting the elderly man to fire, and was shot dead - Full Story
August 29, 2013

Vegas police rescue children after 22-hour standoff with mom

Sara Jones suffered a face wound after she was shot by SWAT; an officer was shot in the leg when she returned fire - Full Story
August 28, 2013

Suspect killed, officer injured during Fla. shootout

The deputy was not shot, but suffered an arm injury and was treated and released - Full Story
August 14, 2013
Police kill La. bank hostage taker; 1 hostage dies

Police kill La. bank hostage taker; 1 hostage dies

A gunman took three bank employees hostage and engaged in an hours-long standoff with police - Full Story
August 13, 2013
Lawyer wounded in standoff with W.Va. police

Lawyer wounded in standoff with W.Va. police

The lawyer fired shots at police but no officers were injured, the suspect was taken into custody - Full Story
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

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