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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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August 21, 2014

Mo. police open fire in fatal standoff with knife-wielding man

Kajieme Powell tried to attack two officers with a steak knife and approached police while shouting, "Shoot me! Kill me now!"
August 19, 2014

2 Ill. officers shot; woman and children held hostage

Two police officers have been shot and at least one suspect is holding a woman and multiple children hostage.
August 17, 2014

3-year-old girl killed in Md. shootout between man, police

Police said the man shot at officers and six officers returned fire on two occasions Saturday.
August 15, 2014

Calif. cop shoots, kills drill-wielding woman who threatened family

Woman called 911 and said she was going to kill her family with an Uzi if the cops didn't show up.
August 13, 2014

Texas man 'starting new nation' fires AK-47 at cops, firefighters

60-year-old man who shot at officers and firefighters Monday espoused anti-government views and claimed to be starting his own nation called "Doug-E-Stan."
August 08, 2014

Calif. standoff ends in shooting of man waving gun

San Diego police Wednesday shot and wounded a gun-waving man who may have wanted to commit "suicide by cop."
August 04, 2014

Shotgun-wielding 90-year-old surrenders after SWAT standoff

Police responded to the scene Thursday after the woman, armed with a 12-gauge shotgun, threatened nearby construction workers.
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August 01, 2014

Ind. SWAT cop connects with kids after nearby standoff

After what children saw as a very scary situation, an IMPD SWAT officer took the time to make sure they knew the police were there to protect them.
July 28, 2014

Suspect dead, 2 Marshals, cop wounded in NYC shootout

The suspected sex offender was recently profiled on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh.



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