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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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Va. sheriff's office sued over burning home

Margaret Spradlin can continue with her $1.5 million lawsuit against both the county and all the individual officers at the scene when her mobile home burned on - Full Story

Videos

Bystander captures fatal Ore. city shooting

Tim Gleason, 55, was about to head to the store on Sunday when fire and police vehicles, sirens blaring, barreled down his Oregon City street.

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Video: Bystander captures fatal Ore. city shooting

After shots are fired an officer can be heard yelling for an ambulance - Full Story

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Cop who survived Wash. shootout recalls standoff

Sgt. Jeff Salstrom was shot multiple times and managed to return fire, shooting the suspect in the chest.

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Cop who survived Wash. shootout recalls standoff

Sgt. Jeff Salstrom was shot multiple times and managed to return fire, shooting the suspect in the chest - Full Story

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Standoff in progress between Texas police and gunman

Police believe the suspect has multiple weapons and a SWAT unit has arrived on scene.

Columns

Urban Shield 2013: Embedding firefighters and EMTs into a SWAT response Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Urban Shield 2013: Embedding firefighters and EMTs into a SWAT response

Scenario #19 at Urban Shield 2013 challenged the competing SWAT teams to incorporate personnel from the Fremont (Calif.) Fire Department into their plans to deal with an active shooter - Full Story

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Texas standoff ends with 1 dead, suspect in custody

The Arlington Police stated that the suspect had been taken into custody and that searches of the apartment were under way - Full Story

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Gunman surrenders after wounding 6 Calif. officers

Gunman surrenders after wounding 6 Calif. officers

Two officers were stable and a third was in serious condition after an hours-long standoff - Full Story

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Minn. cop cleared in fatal standoff shooting

Miquell "Mike" Deppa, 34, was armed and threatening suicide when he aimed his weapon at deputies - Full Story



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Standoff Situations Columnists

10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Practical Police Psychology Practical Police Psychology
with Dr. Laurence Miller