FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Video: Cop Uses Deadly Force on Child Hostage Taker

July 01, 2013  | 

VIDEO: Deadly Force On Child Hostage Taker at Wal-Mart

Midwest City (Okla.) Police Chief Brandon Clabes praised the officer who saved a child by using deadly force on the man who took her hostage in a Wal-Mart in mid-June.

On Friday, Chief Clabes released video of the June 17 encounter between Capt. David Huff and Sammie Wallace, who snatched a two-year old from a shopping cart. Wallace held the child at knife point.

Wallace appeared mentally ill and made a series of bizarre comments during the 30-minute standoff. He reportedly said he was the richest man in the world and could get a Dallas Police officer there in 10 minutes, reports KFOR.

Wallace then began a countdown and moved the knife to the girl's throat. Huff walked up and shot the suspect in the head.


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

2 WA Officers Hospitalized After Shooting, Suspect Killed
The incident started when officers attempted to contact a man at 1:16 AM in a parking lot...
Video: FL Trooper Saves Woman with CPR, Arrests Her for DUI
Unable to wake the driver, the trooper broke the vehicle's window and found she had no...
Suspect Fleeing Baltimore Police in Vehicle Pursuit Opens Fire on Random People
"This could have been much, much worse," Baltimore police commissioner Kevin Davis said at...
California Officers Raid Massive Illegal Weed Operation
Inside the four-story warehouse, police found thousands of plants stacked next to one...
Milwaukee Creates Police Intelligence Unit to Fight Opioid Crisis
The task force will provide a quicker turnaround of intelligence, identify patterns and...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine