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Four Children, Barricaded Man, Discovered Dead Following 20-Hour Florida Standoff

June 11, 2018
Orlando Police Chief John Mina said during a press conference that officers entered the apartment around 2100 hours on Monday and discovered that all the children held hostage were dead.
<p>The suspect in the shooting of an Orlando officer has been identified as Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr.</p>
<p>Lindsey is currently on probation stemming from a 2008 arrest in&nbsp;Volusia County&nbsp;on charges of arson of a dwelling and willful fleeing or eluding law enforcement. (Photo: Volusia County SO)</p>

Orlando Officer Shot in Head, Suspect Barricaded with 4 Children

June 11, 2018
Officer Kevin Valencia was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he underwent surgery. Police Chief John Mina told reporters the officer,who is in his late 20s, was in critical condition but was expected to live. There are reports Valencia was shot in the temple.

Orlando Officer Shot, 4 Children Held Hostage by Suspect

June 11, 2018
The officer, whose name has not been released, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he underwent surgery. Orlando police Chief John Mina told reporters just before 9 a.m. that the officer is expected to live.
<p>A student who became an activist after teh Parkland school shooting was the victim of a swatting prank. Photo: screenshot</p>

Parkland Student Activist's Florida Home Swatted

June 5, 2018
"I think it's really a distraction from what we're trying to fix here, which is the massive gun-violence epidemic in this country," Hogg said.

Suspect in String of Arizona Murders Kills Self During Police Standoff

June 4, 2018
The suspect in four recent murders in the Phoenix, AZ, area, was found dead on Monday morning of a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a police standoff at a Scottsdale hotel.
<p>Patrolman Eugene &ldquo;JR&rdquo; Ptacek of the Amherst (OH) Police Department was critically wounded during a standoff Friday. (Photo: Amherst PD)&nbsp;</p>

Ohio SWAT Officer Critically Wounded During Standoff

June 1, 2018
An Amherst, OH, police officer was critically wounded in a shootout with a suspect during a standoff in Sheffield Lake Friday.
<p>Kevin Robert Holroyd</p>

Florida Active Shooter, Homicide Suspect Found Dead After Standoff

May 22, 2018
When police were able to get inside the apartment of Kevin Robert Holroyd, they found the suspected killer dead in a gas-soaked apartment.
<p>Sebastian County (AR) Sheriff&#39;s deputies were wounded in a gunfight with a man in Hackett Monday night. The man was killed.</p>

Video: 3 Arkansas SWAT Deputies Shot, Suspect Killed Monday Night

May 8, 2018
The deputies, all members of the SWAT team, were taken to Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith and were treated for non life-threatening injuries. They were released from the hospital Tuesday morning (May 8). Captain Phillip Pevehouse with the Sebastian County Sheriff's Office said the deputies were injured from shotgun pellets from the suspect's gun.
<p>At least 9 officers were injured when a barn exploded behind a house where police were negotiating with a man after a violent domestic incident in North Haven, CT. Photo: WFSB screenshot</p>

9 Officers Injured in Connecticut SWAT Standoff, Explosion

May 3, 2018
At least 9 officers were injured Wednesday night when a barn exploded behind a house where police were negotiating with a man after a violent domestic incident in North Haven, CT.

NIJ Certification: What Does It Mean?

May 1, 2018

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