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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 13, 2012
Tactical response to barricaded gunman and hostage situations Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Tactical response to barricaded gunman and hostage situations

Maintaining your situational awareness will provide good judgment, clear analysis, and proper decisions as you face the tactical challenges of hostage incidents and barricaded gunmen - Full Story
May 01, 2012
Unmanned aerial systems for SWAT Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Unmanned aerial systems for SWAT

UASs may have the wingspan of a Boeing 737 or be smaller than a radio-controlled model, but a pilot on the ground is always in charge of operations - Full Story
April 06, 2012
Blue on Blue: Lessons from a tragic 2007 shooting Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Blue on Blue: Lessons from a tragic 2007 shooting

When one of your 'band of brothers' leaves the band - Full Story
July 27, 2011
Barricaded suspects and the positive effects of time Dave Grossi - Tactics & Training

Barricaded suspects and the positive effects of time

The first-arriving patrol officer can set the tone for the negotiator’s actions, including using time to his advantage - Full Story
May 25, 2011
LAPD provides the 'missing link' in SWAT debriefings Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

LAPD provides the 'missing link' in SWAT debriefings

Some findings from this experimental approach were presented at the most recent IACP annual conference in 2010 - Full Story
May 23, 2011
Winning the fight: Conn. cop thanks fellow-LEOs who brought him to safety Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Winning the fight: Conn. cop thanks fellow-LEOs who brought him to safety

In Manchester, Connecticut, a suspect attempts — and fails — to add names to the Memorial Wall during National Police Week 2011 - Full Story
May 05, 2011
SWAT takes on explosives-laden 22-year-old gunman (SWAT wins) Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

SWAT takes on explosives-laden 22-year-old gunman (SWAT wins)

As hard as Blakely Jernigan tried, no one died during the recent SWAT incident in Columbia, South Carolina... except for Blakely Jernigan - Full Story
March 16, 2011
Video: New dry-fire technology to supplement range time Will Brink - Products on the Brink

Video: New dry-fire technology to supplement range time

The LaserLyte LT-1 could save you money and help you become a more accurate gunfighter - Full Story
November 18, 2010
OTMs and SIAs in the USA Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

OTMs and SIAs in the USA

OTM is a delightful little acronym for illegal immigrants who are 'Other Than Mexican' — SIA stands for 'Special Interest Aliens' from terrorist nations like Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Sudan, Somalia, Pakistan, and Yemen - Full Story
November 17, 2010
Wisc. SWAT resolves standoff with armed man Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Wisc. SWAT resolves standoff with armed man

Dane County SWAT did an excellent job of slowing things down, establishing a perimeter and communications with the suspect, whose actions demonstrated he was dangerous - Full Story



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Standoff Situations Columnists

New York Tactical New York Tactical
with NYTOA – The New York Tactical Officers Association
10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief