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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 23, 2014
2 Texas officers shot during standoff, suspect dead

2 Texas officers shot during standoff, suspect dead

29-year-old capital murder suspect had been spraying bullets toward officers who were outside the house in the town of La Joya - Full Story
July 19, 2014

Phoenix police standoff ends when suspect wakes up

Police believe the man was impaired and slept through the standoff - Full Story
July 16, 2014

Increased use of replica guns worries police

The gun in Stephen Corkery's hand when he allegedly robbed several Spokane businesses and walked into a fatal standoff was fake. The consequences were very real - Full Story
July 13, 2014
Girl whose 6 family members were killed recovering

Girl whose 6 family members were killed recovering

Cassidy Stay thanked first responders Saturday while speaking to a crowd at an elementary school in her hometown of Spring - Full Story
July 12, 2014

Pharmacist ends drug store hold up by coaxing gun from suspect

The pharmacist coaxed the shotgun away from the man and escaped through the back door - Full Story
July 11, 2014
Extreme right-wing groups surge in wake of Nev. ranch battle

Extreme right-wing groups surge in wake of Nev. ranch battle

The victory a rancher claimed in a government standoff with armed militiamen has served to embolden right-wing extremists and conspiracy theorists across the country - Full Story
July 11, 2014

Texas suspect who killed 6 had faced other charges

A man charged with killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, was the subject of a restraining order obtained by his own mother less than a week before - Full Story
July 10, 2014

Mich. trooper shot, man dead in standoff

A trooper was shot and a man was found dead after an 11-hour standoff Wednesday - Full Story
July 10, 2014
6 dead, 4 children, in suburban Texas shooting

6 dead, 4 children, in suburban Texas shooting

A gunman charged Thursday in the killing of four children and their parents was dressed as a delivery man when he arrived at the suburban Houston home where the family was shot the death - Full Story
July 07, 2014
Sheriff, feds: Nev. rancher must be held accountable in police standoff

Sheriff, feds: Nev. rancher must be held accountable in police standoff

Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie said Cliven Bundy crossed the line when he allowed states' rights supporters onto his property to aim guns at police - Full Story



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