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Barricaded Charleston Police Officer Ended Own Life

April 9, 2015
Authorities say a City of Charleston, S.C., police officer who was barricaded inside a home in West Ashley ended his own life on Thursday.

Video: Seattle SWAT Tiptoes into House to Rescue Abducted Baby

April 2, 2015
The boy's mother reported that the child's father, Daniel Lopez-Andino, physically assaulted her and drove off with the boy.

Video: South Carolina Officer Shot, Suspect in Custody

March 31, 2015
A suspect is in custody after police say he shot a West Columbia, S.C., police officer Tuesday afternoon. The bullet went through the wall and struck the officer in the head.
<p>Swatting is the act of calling in a fake active shooter or hostage situation in order to trigger a tactical police response. (Photo: File Photo)</p>

Popular Video Game Players Swatted

March 23, 2015
Last month, several hundred people were watching Joshua Peters as he played the game RuneScape from his parents’ home in St. Cloud, Minn. A video of Mr. Peters shows him suddenly leaving his computer when police officers appear at the house and order him and his family at gunpoint to lie face down on the ground.
Tags: Swatting
<p>This photo of Bill Williams and Marley, 2, was on his Facebook page.</p>

Missouri Officers Find Father, Children Dead After 23-Hour Apartment Standoff

March 17, 2015
Two children and an adult male were found dead when law enforcement made entry to a southwest Springfield, Mo., apartment Monday evening, ending a nearly 24-hour standoff situation, police said.

Lenco Industries Offers Overseas Training on Tactical Armored Vehicles

March 10, 2015
Lenco Industries Inc., offers expert training courses on the use of its BearCat tactical armored vehicles (TAVs), which are widely used to protect law enforcement and civilian populations in the face of riots, insurrections, and civic disturbances. The 3-day course for tacticians has been delivered around the world.
<p>Officer&nbsp;Siegfred Mortera (Photo: Guam PD)</p>

Guam SWAT Officer Dies from Heart Attack

February 16, 2015
He was leading a run of other SWAT team members when he suddenly collapsed at approximately 9:00 am. Another officer performed CPR until medics arrived at the location. He transported to Naval Hospital Guam where he remained unresponsive before passing away three days later.

Video: Florida SWAT Officer Undergoes Surgery, Shooting Suspect Charged

February 10, 2015
The North Miami Beach Police officer who was shot in the line of duty last Friday underwent surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital Monday.

Video: Oklahoma Trooper, Officer Shot in Standoff

February 10, 2015
A woman, a police officer and an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper are in the hospital after a standoff in Sulphur, Okla., Monday night.
<p>Photo: North Miami Beach PD</p>

Florida SWAT Officer Shot Serving Warrant

February 6, 2015
A North Miami Beach police officer serving a search warrant for a fraud case was shot twice just before dawn Friday morning.
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