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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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Personal protective equipment: Terrorism & first responders Lt. Raymond E. Foster (ret.) - Securing the Homeland

Personal protective equipment: Terrorism & first responders

by Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA Sponsored by ITT Night Vision Prior to September 11th, 2001, first re... - Full Story

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Man surrenders after two-hour standoff in Boston

By Brian R. Ballou, Boston Globe staff writer © Copyright 2006 The New York Times Company A Mattapan... - Full Story

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30 weapons seized after standoff, 2 Minn. officers wounded

By Conrad deFiebre Minneapolis Star Tribune Staff Writer See Related Video: Recap of tragic standoff... - Full Story

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Army Reservist fatally shot by Md. police after stand-off

The Associated Press LEONARDTOWN, Md.- An Army Reservist despondent about being sent to Iraq was killed... - Full Story

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Fla. gunmen in deadly Christmas Eve mall shooting held without bail

West Palm Beach, Fla. -- Two men charged in a deadly Christmas Eve mall shooting were ordered held without... - Full Story

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Baltimore man surrenders after 7-hour stand-off

By Annie Linskey, sun reporter The Baltimore Sun A man armed with a rifle and a shotgun fired shots in... - Full Story

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Ga. SWAT fatally shoots armed man after stand-off

By Lateef Mungin and Steve Visser, Staff The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gwinnett deputies shot and... - Full Story

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Pa. man arrested after rampage, said he wanted police to "hurt me"

By Brock Parker The York Dispatch Editor's Note: Officers are increasingly finding themselves challenged... - Full Story

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Neb. police fatally shoot man after 8-hour stand-off

Kristin Zagurski, Staff Writer Omaha World-Herald Nebraska State Patrol SWAT team members shot and killed... - Full Story

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SWAT sniper fatally shoots Chicago gunman holding hostage

SWAT sniper fatally shoots Chicago gunman holding hostage

An armed Chicago officer heads toward a downtown building where a gunman, Joe Jackson, had shot 4 people and taken hostages. The 45-minute attack ended with a SWAT sniper fatally shooting Jackson. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

When Chicago's SWAT team arrived at 500 W. Madison last Friday, Joe Jackson had already shot four people and was holding another hostage.

The team had just been on the West Side assisting with a high-risk search warrant when it was called downtown, said Special Operations Section Cmdr. Wayne Gulliford, who was at the scene as the drama unfolded.

Containment officers on 22-person SWAT response teams were sent in first - their goal to secure the perimeter - Full Story




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