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Shots Fired! Final in a special PoliceOne series
II. Operational and Psychological Management of Officer-Involved Shootings

In Part 1 of this series, I reviewed the common perceptual, cognitive, and behavioral distortions that can occur during a life-and-death armed standoff with a suspect that characterizes an officer-involved shooting, or OIS. In Part II, I offer a "best practices" model for operational and psychological management ... Full Story

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An armed Chicago officer heads toward a downtown building where a gunman, Joe Jackson, had shot 4 people and taken hostages. The 45-minute attack ended with a SWAT sniper fatally shooting Jackson. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

SWAT sniper fatally shoots Chicago gunman holding hostage

When Chicago's SWAT team arrived at 500 W. Madison last Friday, Joe Jackson had already shot four people and was holding another hostage.

The team had just been on the West Side assisting with a high-risk search warrant when it was called downtown, said Special Operations Section Cmdr. Wayne Gulliford, who was at the scene as the drama unfolded.

Containment officers on 22-person SWAT response teams were sent in first - their goal to secure the perimeter ... Full Story

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How emergency vehicles are positioned at an in-progress scene can make a major difference to first responders’ safety. Today’s tip discusses tactically sound parking ... Full Tip (Secured- law enforcement only)

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