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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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Man forces police into 16-hour standoff near U. Texas

By Robert Kleeman, Daily Texan: U. Texas University Wire AUSTIN, Texas — A man accused last weekend of... - Full Story

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Houston: 2 dead in NASA stand-off

Houston: 2 dead in NASA stand-off

HOUSTON, Tex. — A NASA contract worker took a handgun inside an office building at the Johnson Space Center and fatally shot a hostage before killing himself, police said. A second hostage escaped with minor injuries.

The gunman was able to take a revolver past NASA security Friday and barricade himself in the building, which houses communications and tracking systems for the space shuttle, authorities said.

NASA and police identified him as 60-year-old William Phillips. He had apparently had a dispute with the slain hostage, police said - Full Story

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Ill. man leaving car crash takes hostages in stand-off

By Robert Channick Chicago Tribune ELGIN, Ill. — An Elgin man fleeing the scene of a car crash tried... - Full Story

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Ore. police fatally shoot man who threatened infant with knife

The Associated Press KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A police officer shot and killed a man who took his girlfriend's... - Full Story

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Police: Poor Review Set Off NASA Gunman

The Associated Press By RASHA MADKOUR HOUSTON — The gunman in an apparent murder-suicide at the Johnson... - Full Story

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Houston: 2 dead in NASA stand-off

The Associated Press Disgruntled worker shoots NASA engineer, Houston NASA security officers stand outside... - Full Story

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The Lethal Employee Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

The Lethal Employee

By Bill Lewinski Reprinted from The Police Marksman Workplace violence has recently exploded into the cons... - Full Story

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Va. woman kicks officer in head during stand-off

By Danielle Zielinski Daily Press JAMES CITY, Va. — The suspect faces attempted murder charges after... - Full Story

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10-hour Fla. hostage stand-off ends in suicide

10-hour Fla. hostage stand-off ends in suicide

TAMPA, Fla. — A gunman barricaded himself in an indoor Florida shooting range, taking hostages during a 10-hour siege that ended when he shot himself to death early Friday, authorities said. None of the hostages was hurt.

Jeffrey Lane Dudney, 43, of Tampa, was facing attempted murder charges when he went to the shooting range Thursday afternoon intending to steal a firearm and flee the area - Full Story

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10-hour Fla. hostage stand-off ends in suicide

By MITCH STACY, Associated Press Writer TAMPA, Fla. — A gunman barricaded himself in an indoor Florida... - Full Story



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