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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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May 07, 2014

Man fired 75 to 80 shots at cops in NM standoff

Incident drew a response from nearly 20 officers from the State Police, Los Lunas Police Department and the Valencia County Sheriff's Office - Full Story
May 06, 2014

Man fatally shot by NM police 'went crazy'

Albuquerque officer shot Armand Martin after he came out of his home firing two handguns Saturday - Full Story
May 06, 2014
Video: Dorner ambush captured on dash cam, report released

Video: Dorner ambush captured on dash cam, report released

Officers in Riverside were unaware that Dorner had just opened fire on 2 LAPD officers in a neighboring city just minutes before they themselves were ambushed - Full Story
May 04, 2014
Nev. rancher's kin take ranch battle to sheriff

Nev. rancher's kin take ranch battle to sheriff

Family members and other supporters took a Nevada rancher's grazing rights fight against the U.S. government to the sheriff in Las Vegas on Friday - Full Story
May 01, 2014

Video: Rappers T.I., Game get in standoff with LAPD

Clash began over mistaken accusations that officers attacked rap stars' friends - Full Story
April 28, 2014

New video: Calif. police fatally shoot armed suspect after pursuit

Officials say man who was shot and killed Sunday by police pulled out a pair of scissors during a clash before leading Sheriff's deputies on a pursuit - Full Story
April 28, 2014
K-9 stabbed, suspect dead in Ariz. standoff

K-9 stabbed, suspect dead in Ariz. standoff

A K-9 is recovering after a standoff with a burglary suspect that left the dog with multiple stab wounds - Full Story
April 25, 2014

'Citizen soldiers' stand guard at scene of Nev. ranch standoff

Self-described "citizen soldiers" arrived venting a smoldering anger and wielding AR-15 and AK-47 rifles - Full Story
April 23, 2014

Ohio jail inmates take CO hostage, released

A corrections officer taken hostage by three inmates at an Ohio county jail has been released unharmed - Full Story
April 23, 2014

Angry 'Call of Duty' player pulls 'swatting' prank on competitor

More than 70 emergency responders swarmed a home Tuesday, in what turned out to be a revenge hoax - Full Story



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