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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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February 12, 2014

Calif. officers cleared in Dorner standoff

In a report released Tuesday, officials said the many sheriff's deputies, police officers and game wardens who were involved in the standoff violated no laws - Full Story
February 04, 2014

Widow of Fla. cop killer seeks damages

Christine Lacy, whose husband killed two police officers in her house before authorities destroyed it trying to find him, has sued the city of St. Petersburg - Full Story
February 04, 2014

Colo. hostage standoff ends, suspect killed

A 13-year-old boy who was held hostage for nearly 18 hours was rescued unharmed by police who shot his captor - Full Story
January 24, 2014

NC deputy shot in standoff was blue-on-blue incident

Sheriff Andy Stokes says he accidentally shot Deputy Chris Fleming after Fleming and his police dog had been shot by a man during a standoff - Full Story
January 23, 2014

NC deputy, K-9 shot during standoff

One deputy knew suspect, and didn't expect any trouble from him - Full Story
January 22, 2014

NY police bring 10-hour standoff to peaceful end

Crisis negotiators and the Special Operations Response Team convinced the suspect to surrender - Full Story
January 21, 2014

Man shot in Colo. standoff: "I'm not going to prison"

7-Eleven hostage-taker fatally shot by Denver police last week had called his parents from the convenience store - Full Story
January 20, 2014

SWAT pursues gunman after 5-year-old, mom shot

SWAT team negotiators are in a residential area of Cleveland where they believe the gunman is - Full Story
January 14, 2014

Video: Colo. hostage situation ends in shooting

Dramatic video shows suspect leaving a 7-Eleven store with a hostage in front of him when a police bullet to the shoulder knocks him down - Full Story
January 02, 2014

Dallas lawyer killed after opening fire on police

Michael Edward Schmidt, a lawyer at a prominent law firm, reported a burglary, then opened fire on responding officers - Full Story



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