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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 at Texas hospital surrenders after standoff

Man at Texas hospital surrenders after standoff

Father of a patient at a hospital who became distraught over his son's condition surrendered without incident after about a four-hour standoff - Full Story

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Raw: French police swarm near hostage situation

France has been high alert since the country's worst terror attack in decades — the massacre Wednesday in Paris at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that left 12 people dead.

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French police kill gunmen, end terror rampage

French police kill gunmen, end terror rampage

Terrorists linked to each other seized hostages at two locations around Paris on Friday, facing off against police - Full Story

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Texas cop shot in face during standoff recovering

Texas cop shot in face during standoff recovering

A Texas police officer shot in the face during a standoff Tuesday is recovering after undergoing jaw reconstruction surgery - Full Story

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SD trooper shot, man arrested in ongoing standoff

Standoff began after suspects made a phone call to police while inside a home "threatening law enforcement".

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SD trooper shot, 2 suspects arrested in standoff

Standoff began after suspects made a phone call to police while inside a home "threatening law enforcement" - Full Story

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Suspect arrested after fire ends 12-hour standoff

The man was wanted for a felony domestic violence warrant and threatened to kill himself with a knife - Full Story

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Officials: Ohio PD's new SWAT robot will save lives

The robot features a specially-outfitted arm capable of opening doors and moving objects, plus it can climb stairs and roll over obstacles - Full Story

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Ill. captain shot in standoff: Next time I'll duck better

Highest-ranking Chicago cop to be shot in the line of duty in years returned this week to his post as second in command of the South Side's Englewood police district.



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