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.
Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a psychiatrist practicing at Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, opened fire at a military processing center at Fort Hood, killing one civilian and 12 soldiers. Hasan was shot multiple times by a civlian officer and was taken into custody, ending the shooting rampage. For more in-depth coverage, read recent news articles, watch video reports and use the resources below. - Full Story