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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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Awakened by an active shooter: 5 lessons learned Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Awakened by an active shooter: 5 lessons learned

There is no word for the feeling a cop has as he finds himself in a critical life-or-death incident, armed with nothing but an overwhelming urge to assist - Full Story

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3 more arrested as Bundy urges refuge occupiers to leave

3 more arrested as Bundy urges refuge occupiers to leave

It was unclear whether the rest of Bundy's followers still holed up at the refuge were ready to heed his advice - Full Story

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Militia members occupy US building in Ore. after protest

Militia members occupy US building in Ore. after protest

Family previously involved in showdown with federal government has occupied a building at a national wildlife refuge and is asking militia members to join them - Full Story

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2 Texas officers shot in standoff, suspect arrested

2 Texas officers shot in standoff, suspect arrested

Two Odessa officers have been shot while attempting to serve a warrant at an apartment complex - Full Story

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Pulse of Policing: How private enterprise is supporting American cops Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: How private enterprise is supporting American cops

Companies in the law enforcement realm commit vast amounts of time, energy, and capital toward ensuring that officers are safer - Full Story

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How police militarization's 'poster child' is correcting the unfair narrative

How police militarization's 'poster child' is correcting the unfair narrative

Companies such as Lenco, LRAD, Combined Systems, Tactical Electronics, and others must now satisfy the questions and concerns of a larger constituency - Full Story

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When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

When violence erupts: 6 considerations for cops in a large-scale critical incident

Active killer incidents and other large-scale mass-casualty events are sudden — you need to get ready with tactics and tools to help get you through a very, very long day - Full Story



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