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Houston SWAT Team Rescues 4-Year-Old, 2 Adults from Gunman in Apartment

November 17, 2017
A Houston SWAT team rescued three people, including a 4-year-old girl, from a southwest Houston apartment Thursday after a family member held them inside at gunpoint, police said.

Parent Takes Teacher Hostage at CA Elementary School

October 31, 2017
A Riverside, CA, elementary school was evacuated Tuesday when an upset parent barricaded himself in a classroom with a teacher.

Video: Baltimore PD Releases Only Partial Body Cam Video

March 29, 2017
Baltimore police allowed the media to see police body camera video of the fatal shooting of a hostage suspect. Only a portion of the video is being released publicly Tuesday because police don't want to further traumatize the two children who police said were held at knifepoint by Reno Owens Jr. on Friday.

Baltimore PD Releases Only Partial Body Cam Video of Fatal OIS

March 29, 2017
Baltimore police allowed the media to see police body camera video of the fatal shooting of a hostage suspect. Only a portion of the video is being released publicly Tuesday because police don't want to further traumatize the two children who police said were held at knifepoint by Reno Owens Jr. on Friday. More Here.

Corrections Sgt. Found Dead After Police End Delaware Prison Hostage Standoff

February 2, 2017
Delaware State Police used a backhoe to breach a building at the state's largest prison early Thursday, ending what the governor called a "torturous" hostage standoff that left one guard dead.

Video: Inmates Holding Guards Hostage at Delaware Prison

February 1, 2017
Delaware prisons were locked down Wednesday as authorities responded to a hostage situation at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, the state's maximum security prison in Smyrna.

Inmates Holding Guards Hostage at Delaware Prison

February 1, 2017
Delaware prisons were locked down Wednesday as authorities responded to a hostage situation at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, the state's maximum security prison in Smyrna. More Here.

FL SWAT Team Rescues Hostages, Ends Bank Standoff

December 1, 2016
A bank robbery suspect who took hostages Thursday morning inside a Community First Credit Union in Jacksonville, FL, is in custody and the 11 hostages were freed safely thanks to the SWAT team, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Video: Armed Texas Walmart Hostage-taker Dead

June 14, 2016
An armed man suspected of taking hostages and firing shots at an Amarillo Walmart has been shot and is dead, according to the Amarillo Police Department.

Armed Texas Walmart Hostage-taker Dead

June 14, 2016
An armed man suspected of taking hostages and firing shots at an Amarillo Walmart has been shot and is dead, according to the Amarillo (TX) Police Department. More Here.

Responding to the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
Mina said the off-duty officer engaged in a shoot-out with Mateen up until more officers arrived. Additional police officers arrived and also engaged the suspect, and “forced him to stop shooting and retreat to the bathroom where he had some hostages.” More Here.

Video: Responding to the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

June 13, 2016
Mina said the off-duty officer engaged in a shoot-out with Mateen up until more officers arrived. Additional police officers arrived and also engaged the suspect, and “forced him to stop shooting and retreat to the bathroom where he had some hostages.”

NYPD Draws Up Response Plan for Coordinated Terror Attack

March 29, 2016
The NYPD mapped out behind closed doors its plan for a coordinated attack on the Big Apple with multiple "active shooters," suicide bombers, and terrorists holding innocent people hostage Monday.

California Officers Shoot Man Holding Hostages at Subway Restaurant

March 7, 2016
A man accused of attempting to rob an Anaheim, CA, Subway and holding two female employees at knifepoint was recovering after being shot by an officer on Sunday, according to local police.

Barricaded Suspect, Mutual Aid

February 23, 2016

The suspect has advised that if anyone comes near his mother he "will take them out." You also know the sergeant asking for help uses poor tactics and will count heavily on his personal relationship with the suspect.

Texas Officers Shoot, Kill Hostage Taker

February 4, 2016
Police shot and killed a suspected armed robber as he left an Irving, TX, cash advance store with a hostage Friday afternoon, authorities said. More Here. Warning: Raw Video--Graphic Language

Video: Texas Officers Shoot, Kill Hostage Taker

February 4, 2016
Police shot and killed a suspected armed robber as he left an Irving, TX, cash advance store with a hostage Friday afternoon, authorities said.

Lessons Learned from a Very Bloody Week

January 28, 2016

It will be many months before we have the final reports on the Colorado Springs and San Bernardino active shooter attacks. But initial reports can give us an outline of what occurred during these two bloody incidents and perhaps enough insight to yield some important lessons learned.

SoundCommander Speaker System

November 23, 2015
IML Corp's SoundCommander SC1100 loud speaker system has several configuration options that enable police to bring a powerful speaker into a crowd either carrying it by hand or mounting it on a vehicle.

Video: California Standoff Ends with Officer Injured, Hostage and Suspect Dead

November 10, 2015
One officer was injured and the suspected hostage taker was killed after a 3-hour standoff in San Jose, CA. The hostage was found dead.
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