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Standoff Situations

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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Officer killed in cabin shoot-out with Dorner

Officer killed in cabin shoot-out with Dorner

Officials are looking for identifying marks such as tattoos on a body in the cabin to confirm Dorner was also killed - Full Story

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Audio: Police yell 'burn it down' raiding Dorner's hideaway

Audio: Police yell 'burn it down' raiding Dorner's hideaway

Police can be heard in videos yelling to burn the cabin down as they raided ex-LA cop Chris Dorner's home Tuesday night. (CBS 2 Image) 'Highly likely' body is Dorner's

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FBI: Ala. captor rigged bunker, waged 'firefight'

The latest revelations suggest authorities were dealing with an abductor fully prepared for more violence - Full Story

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5-year-old hostage safe after week-long standoff

5-year-old hostage safe after week-long standoff

A 5-year-old boy diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome was trapped in a homemade underground bunker for a week after Jimmy Lee Dykes killed the boy's bus driver and fled to his hideaway with the child. Officials and FBI tirelessly negotiated with the man and provided medical attention to the boy as the days wore on, until negotiations finally deteriorated and police took action, rescuing the boy and killing the abductor.

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Officials: Boy safe, abductor dead after standoff

Officials: Boy safe, abductor dead after standoff

Negotiations had deteriorated with 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes, and he had been seen with a gun - Full Story

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Alabama town prays for gunman to release 5-yr-old

Alabama town prays for gunman to release 5-yr-old

Residents have gathered for candlelight vigils on a nightly basis to pray for the child - Full Story

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Alabama hostage standoff continues into fifth day

Alabama hostage standoff continues into fifth day

Negotiators were still trying late Friday to persuade Jimmy Lee Dykes to surrender - Full Story

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Alabama hostage standoff enters 3rd full day

Alabama hostage standoff enters 3rd full day

Speaking into a 4-inch ventilation pipe leading to the bunker, hostage negotiators try talking to gunman - Full Story

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Ala. child hostage standoff in 2nd day at bunker

Ala. child hostage standoff in 2nd day at bunker

Authorities don't believe that the child has been harmed, and the suspect agreed to giving the boy medical attention - Full Story

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SWAT standoff in Ga. uncovers dismembered body

SWAT standoff in Ga. uncovers dismembered body

A severed human head and two hands were hidden behind a kitchen cabinet, other parts were found in a storage locker - Full Story



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