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Oregon Police Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man Holding Woman Hostage

October 12, 2018
Portland (OR) police fatally shot a man—reportedly armed with a knife—holding a woman hostage at the Del Rancho Motel in Southeast Portland, according to OregonLive.com.

Surviving as a Hostage

September 4, 2018

As police officers (and especially if you work corrections) in the United States or Canada, you have to ask this question: What would you do if you were taken hostage?

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.

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.

Criminals Used a Drone Swarm To Obstruct an FBI Hostage Raid

May 4, 2018
Mazel said counter surveillance of law enforcement agents is the fastest-growing way that organized criminals are using drones.

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.

Video: 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.

French Police Officer Shot After Swapping Himself for Hostage, Officials Say

March 23, 2018
A French policeman was shot by a gunman Friday after swapping himself for a hostage in an apparent terror attack at a supermarket in the southwest town of Trebes.

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.

Hostage-Taking Gunman Fires Shots from Reno High-Rise, Killed by Police

November 29, 2017
Police say shots were fired by the suspect within the condo and onto Sierra Street from the east side of an 8th floor unit. Police evacuated the downtown area and closed several streets, which have since been reopened.

NY Family Paid $4.5 Million to Settle Lawsuits Over Police Shooting of Hostage

November 28, 2017
Andrea Rebello, 21, of Tarrytown, New York, was fatally shot by an officer during a botched home invasion that also killed the gunman.

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.

Video: Police Rescue Teacher Held Hostage at CA Elementary School

November 1, 2017
A SWAT team rescued a teacher being held hostage in the classroom of an elementary school in Riverside, CA, Tuesday after an hourslong standoff. The hostage taker was fatally shot.

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.

Charleston Police Shoot Suspect, Ending Restaurant Hostage Incident

August 24, 2017
One person has died and a suspect has been shot by police and transported to a hospital after holding multiple people hostage for hours inside Virginia's on King restaurant in Charleston, SC.
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