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.
MUMBAI — The Taj Mahal hotel at dusk in Mumbai, India on Saturday, November 29, 2008. On November 26, 2008, terrorists launched a multi-faceted, well-coordinated, military-style attack against ten civilian targets, killing approximately 183 and wounding 324 in a 60-hour running gun battle. What questions should law enforcement ask in the wake of Mumbai? (AP Photo/Saurabh Das) - Full Story