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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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2 Ga. officers shot in standoff; suspect found dead

2 Ga. officers shot in standoff; suspect found dead

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — The man who initiated an armed standoff beginning Thursday night has been found dead inside the home he'd been holed up in.

The standoff lasted more than 14 hours and caused a chaotic scene outside the house, where two officers were hit by gunfire after knocking on the door to serve a warrant at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

The officers, whose names were not released, were listed in stable condition Friday - Full Story

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2 Ga. officers shot in standoff; suspect found dead

Officers listed in stable conditionBy Christian Boone and Mike Morris The Atlanta Journal-Constitution... - Full Story

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Wisc. man attacks officers with ax; barricades himself in home

By The Associated PressWAUZEKA, Wis. — A 52-year-old man has been arrested after he attacked Crawford... - Full Story

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Five-hour Utah standoff ends safely with arrest

Lead negotiator: "I'm good to my word." By Russ Rizzo The Salt Lake Tribune MIDVALE, Utah — A Midvale... - Full Story

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9 dead, 5 injured in Omaha mall shooting

Be sure to visit the PoliceOne active shooter section where we have compiled numerous articles from... - Full Story

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Command leadership under fire: What makes the Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Command leadership under fire: What makes the "right stuff"?

Q: During critical incidents, what allows one commanding officer to remain calm and focused in the h... - Full Story

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Hostage situation at Clinton's campaign HQ ends peacefully

By Dave Wedge, O'Ryan Johnson & Jessica Fargen The Boston Herald ROCHESTER, N.H. — Three hostages... - Full Story

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Man surrenders in N.J. casino standoff

By Wayne Parry The Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A masked man who claimed he was armed and had... - Full Story

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Utah police end 6 hour standoff peacefully

By Erin Alberty The Salt Lake Tribune SALT LAKE CITY — A dispute between a 45-year-old man and the 11-year-old... - Full Story

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Man surrenders in N.J. casino standoff

By The Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A masked man who claimed to be armed held police at bay... - Full Story



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