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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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November 18, 2014

NM officer cleared in fatal shooting during standoff

Armed suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of a cop was killed in a 2013 standoff captured on helmet camera.
November 11, 2014

Hostage standoff at Okla. office complex ends peacefully

29-year-old Devin Rogers surrendered shortly after 4:45 p.m. Monday after holding a man and a woman hostage.
November 10, 2014

Austin police open fire on man armed with rifle

Dash cam video of the 2013 standoff has been released following grand jury ruling that use of force was justified.
November 03, 2014

Mass. man dead after setting off explosives, standoff

SWAT officers found a man dead from a self-inflicted wound after a standoff Saturday that began with multiple explosions.
October 23, 2014

Wis. chief breaks down role of MRAP in department

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval speaks on the role of an MRAP in his department. The vehicle acquired from the military has been the subject of controversy for months after the department accepted it.
October 11, 2014

Hostage killed, 2 officers wounded in Okla. motel shootout

Police say he shot the hostage while using her as a shield to flee the hotel the room.
October 08, 2014

Chicago captain shot, suspect dead in standoff

Capt. Ed Kulbida was shot in the shoulder and is expected to be okay.
September 25, 2014

La. police fatally shoot fellow deputy in domestic dispute

A Louisiana deputy was shot and killed by his follow officers after opening fire during a domestic dispute Wednesday.
September 25, 2014

LA cops rescue woman from rooftop burglar

Video captured a woman’s rooftop escape from a burglar as police drew their guns and provided a fire ladder.



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Standoff Situations Columnists

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