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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 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
June 22, 2015
Dallas police HQ attacker's mom: Officers should have tried harder not to kill him

Dallas police HQ attacker's mom: Officers should have tried harder not to kill him

Questioned why police didn't seek medical attention for attacker or contact his parents to help - Full Story
June 15, 2015

Officer, suspect injured in shooting at Calif. apartment complex

Officer is in stable condition at a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries - Full Story
June 15, 2015
Relatives: Man tied to Dallas shooting was mentally unstable

Relatives: Man tied to Dallas shooting was mentally unstable

Shooter showed signs of violence and mental instability for years beforehand, according to authorities and family - Full Story



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