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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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June 02, 2014

LAPD acquires drones, will use in hostage situations

On Friday, the department announced that it had acquired two "unmanned aerial vehicles" as gifts from the Seattle Police Department - Full Story
May 25, 2014

Trending topics: When cops face off with the naked and crazed

By PoliceOne Staff One of the greatest threats to an officer’s safety is the unpredictability of... - Full Story
May 23, 2014

Family blames deputies' tactics in Calif. standoff that ended in suicide

Sheriff's officials said they followed specific protocols as the incident slowly escalated into the night and early morning hours - Full Story
May 21, 2014
Video: Armed suspect shot to death by Calif. police

Video: Armed suspect shot to death by Calif. police

Cell phone video capturing a deadly encounter between Salinas officers and a suspect wielding a pair of shears has gone viral - Full Story
May 18, 2014
Family of student slain during hostage situation sues county, police

Family of student slain during hostage situation sues county, police

The family of Hofstra University junior Andrea Rebello accused the department of negligence - Full Story
May 11, 2014
Cops add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

Cops add texting to crisis negotiation arsenal

With 6 billion texts exchanged daily in the U.S., officers are increasingly being called upon to defuse violent situations through the typed word - Full Story
May 09, 2014

FBI investigating armed showdown at Bundy Ranch

Federal agents are looking into the conduct of people who reportedly pointed guns at officers during a standoff at Bundy's ranch April 12 - Full Story
May 07, 2014
Video: Helmet cam released in fatal NM standoff

Video: Helmet cam released in fatal NM standoff

Man barricaded himself inside an Albuquerque home, reportedly threatening his wife and their two children with a gun - Full Story
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



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