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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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January 31, 2016
Memorial springs up on Ore. highway for rancher as standoff continues

Memorial springs up on Ore. highway for rancher as standoff continues

Activists are urging people who oppose a "militarized police presence" in Burns, Oregon, to converge on the small town near a wildlife refuge that has been occupied by an armed group - Full Story
January 29, 2016
Four holdouts want charge dropped for one to end Ore. occupation

Four holdouts want charge dropped for one to end Ore. occupation

The group has been negotiating with the FBI to finally end the occupation - Full Story
January 28, 2016
3 more arrested as Bundy urges refuge occupiers to leave

3 more arrested as Bundy urges refuge occupiers to leave

It was unclear whether the rest of Bundy's followers still holed up at the refuge were ready to heed his advice - Full Story
January 03, 2016
Militia members occupy US building in Ore. after protest

Militia members occupy US building in Ore. after protest

Family previously involved in showdown with federal government has occupied a building at a national wildlife refuge and is asking militia members to join them - Full Story
December 23, 2015
2 Texas officers shot in standoff, suspect arrested

2 Texas officers shot in standoff, suspect arrested

Two Odessa officers have been shot while attempting to serve a warrant at an apartment complex - Full Story
December 08, 2015
How police militarization's 'poster child' is correcting the unfair narrative

How police militarization's 'poster child' is correcting the unfair narrative

Companies such as Lenco, LRAD, Combined Systems, Tactical Electronics, and others must now satisfy the questions and concerns of a larger constituency - Full Story
December 06, 2015
1 dead, officer injured in standoff at Wis. motorcycle shop

1 dead, officer injured in standoff at Wis. motorcycle shop

Officer was shot at but his helmet deflected the bullet - Full Story
September 17, 2015
5 ways drones can help cops fight crime

5 ways drones can help cops fight crime

Drones are becoming a go-to tool for law enforcement — here are five ways your agency can use them - Full Story
June 30, 2015

Trending Topics: When celebrities clash with cops

By PoliceOne Staff In a recent installment of Trending Topics, we highlighted five inspiring stories... - Full Story



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