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<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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<p>Former Dallas SWAT, now trainer, Michael&nbsp;Witzgall has been nominated for HAIX Hero of the Month.</p>

Medically Retired Dallas SWAT Officer Nominated for HAIX Hero of the Month

April 23, 2018
Witzgall, who served with Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance and as an Army officer before joining the Dallas PD, became a law enforcement trainer after his retirement.
<p>Detective Sgt. Brian Cuscino (Photo: New Castle PD)</p>

Pennsylvania Detective Dies During Physical Training

April 20, 2018
The New Castle Police Department reports on Facebook that Detective Sgt. Brian Cuscino had been with the New Castle Police Department since 2001. He worked as a patrol officer for approximately 10 years and was then promoted to a detective in the criminal investigative division.

Plasan Showing New Lightweight Armored Vehicle at ExpoSeguridad Mexico

April 19, 2018
The Yagu will be making its debut on the Plasan stand at the exhibition. In the spirit of "the element of surprise" that the new vehicle embodies, details are still scarce but the company says it can reveal that the Yagu is an ultralight and super agile vehicle with an unprecedented level of protection for a vehicle at this low weight.
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