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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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Police ID man killed in Va. hostage situation

The Associated Press Steve Cornwell, WINC LEESBURG, Va.- Police say the man killed by a Loudoun County... - Full Story


Gunman holed up in Canadian motel bar, possibly with hostages

The Associated Press MONCTON, New Brunswick- An armed man was holed up in a motel bar and may have taken... - Full Story


Bank robbery suspect shot and killed by LA deputies in standoff

The Associated Press EL MONTE, Calif.- A suspected bank robber was shot and killed by deputies after... - Full Story


Man who took hostages became obsessed after wife lost jobs, family says

By BETH DeFALCO Associated Press Writer PHOENIX- A man who held nine people hostage inside a National... - Full Story


Gunman takes as many as nine hostages in Phoenix high-rise

By BETH DeFALCO Associated Press Writer PHOENIX- A gunman held up to nine people hostage Thursday in... - Full Story

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Gunman arrested after slaying, standoff at Las Vegas Strip hotel

Gunman arrested after slaying, standoff at Las Vegas Strip hotel

Las Vegas police look up as they walk outside Harrah's hotel-casino in Las Vegas Tuesday after police arrested a suspected gunman who authorities say killed a man and shot at police and paramedics during a six hour standoff. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) - Full Story


Police find five people dead in Arizona home

The Associated Press MESA, Ariz.- Police found five people dead in a suburban home Tuesday morning while... - Full Story


Gunman arrested after slaying, standoff at Las Vegas Strip hotel

The Associated Press LAS VEGAS- Police crashed through a 20th story window of a Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino... - Full Story


Suspect in gay bar attack shot himself during Ark. police shootout

By KEN MAGUIRE Associated Press Writer BOSTON- The teenager accused of two slayings and going on a rampage... - Full Story

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