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South Dakota Hostage Taker Arrested After Gunfight with Police

August 16, 2018
A South Dakota man has been arrested and faces numerous charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly shot at police officers and took hostages in western South Dakota.

LAPD Officers Rescue Hostages During Store Barricade Incident

July 23, 2018
Over the course of the standoff, police and SWAT officers helped some customers escape down ladders from windows and could be seen carrying children to safety.

Armed Florida Hostage Taker Fatally Shot

July 5, 2018
Eustis police called in Lake County's SWAT and negotiation teams. They attempted to get Richards to leave the home for two hours.

Orlando Officer Shot in Head Now Breathing on his Own

June 25, 2018
The shooting of Officer Kevin Valencia began a standoff that ended when the barricaded gunman killed four children before killing himself.

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.

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.

Florida Deputies Rescue Woman, Kids During Domestic Shooting

April 6, 2018
The footage begins with a Volusia County Sheriff's deputy approaching the home while Rosado, his then-wife and their three children were still inside. More Here.

Texas Officer Mistakenly Shoots Man who Grabbed Gun from Hostage Taker

February 16, 2018
One or more officers fired shots at the student, who had wrested the gun away from the hostage-taker. The student was hit and taken to a local hospital by ambulance.

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.”
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