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.
After driving 118 mph on a New Mexico highway, a man who kidnapped his pregnant wife and kid came to a stop. Officer Bryan Waller pulled up behind and demanded he turn off his vehicle and surrender. Suspect opens fire
A Colorado officer was shot and killed in a gunfight at a mobile home park Wednesday night. The suspect once told the park manager: "If I get pulled over, it's gonna be a bad day for a policeman, because I'm not going to jail." Man shot self
A federal marshal who was shot in the head yesterday during a St. Louis gunfight has died. Another marshal and a police officer were also wounded in the incident, which left the suspect dead. 10 years with marshals