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Utah Man Updated Facebook Status During Standoff

June 22, 2011
Jason Valdez, 36, issued six status updates, added 15 friends and responded to numerous comments posted by worried family and friends while police were engaged in a siege at an Ogden motel Saturday morning.

LAPD SWAT Officers Cleared In Infant Shield Shooting

June 15, 2011
Suzie Pena was fatally shot during a barricade situation on July 10, 2005, when Raul Pena, who was intoxicated and delirious, threatened to kill himself and his daughter.

California Officer Shoots Hostage Taker

May 3, 2011
Three armed robbers had forced the couple into a Marietta apartment. When a Marietta officer arrived, one of the suspects had taken a hostage. The officer gave the suspect lawful commands to drop the weapon and release the hostage. When the man refused, the officer shot him.

Video: Accused Cop Killer Demands TV Cameras for Surrender

March 26, 2011
The man accused of fatally shooting a Georgia police officer surrendered late Friday, but not before telling authorities he wouldn't give up himself and his hostages unless the event was broadcast on live television.

N.C. Bank Robber Tells Hostage To Call Police

February 11, 2011
A female bank employee who called 911 told the dispatcher, "We're getting robbed, and the guy told me to call the police." The man apparently jumped the teller line and demanded nothing more than the call.

Maryland Hostage Standoff Captured on Video

January 28, 2011
After the suspect slipped, the hostage ran and six officers opened fire, creating a cross-fire that resulted in one officer being struck in the leg by friendly fire.

Maryland Bank Robber Takes Hostage

January 28, 2011

A bank robber exited a Maryland bank on Friday with a gun pointed to the head of a hostage and, after his hostage broke free, was fatally shot by six Prince George's County (Md.) Police officers, while news helicopters captured the incident on video.

Wisconsin School Gunman Dies of Self-Inflicted Wound

November 30, 2010
The 15-year-old who took a class of 23 students hostage on Monday afternoon at Marinette High School in Wisconsin has died from a self-inflicted wound.

Armed High School Student Holding Class Hostage In Wisconsin

November 29, 2010
The situation unfolded during a 6th period Western Civilization class at Marinette High School that began between 1:30 and 2 p.m. local time. Shots reportedly were fired.

Shots Fired: Scottsdale, Arizona 04/23/2006

September 27, 2010

This month, you're receiving an enhanced "Shots Fired" from POLICE Magazine. In addition to the usual gripping storytelling, we've also embedded links to the radio dispatch traffic, overhead thermal-image view from the helicopter and photos from the crime scene. Enjoy.

Former Soldier Holds 3 Hostage At Georgia Hospital

September 7, 2010
The suspect entered the hospital heavily armed and held three people hostage including a medic, behavior health nurse and technician.

Engaging a Suspect With Explosives and Hostages

September 7, 2010
Per protocol, MCPD's patrol officers requested SWAT and negotiators, who responded quickly to take over the situation. The clock is always ticking when explosives are in the hands of unstable suspects.

Discovery Channel Gunman Dead, Hostages Released

September 1, 2010
Numerous sources are reporting that police shot and killed a man who took three people hostage at the company's headquarters this afternoon.

Man Holds Mother Hostage For Failing to Iron Clothes

July 8, 2010
The man was charged with aggravated assault and false imprisonment in the June 30 incident. The man threatened the mother with a gun, after she refused to iron his clothes, a task he described as "woman's work."

How SWAT Handled the Sacramento Standoff

June 14, 2010
Sacramento County Sheriff's SWAT was called out to what turned into a 56-hour standoff—the longest in Sacramento history—at an 82-unit apartment complex. The suspect shot at SWAT officers, a robot, and the Armored Rescue Vehicle (ARV) on at least eight occasions.

Sacramento Officers Rescue Infant After 56-Hour Standoff

June 13, 2010
On Friday at 7 p.m., the tactical team used explosives to open a side wall of the apartment where 26-year-old Anthony Alvarez was holding his cousin's son. Officers then used improved sight lines to shoot Alvarez and safely rescue the infant.

Robbery Suspect Takes Infant Hostage, Barricades Against Sacramento SWAT

June 11, 2010
An armed robbery suspect who is holding a 16-month-old boy hostage in an Arden Way apartment is being "uncooperative," a Sacramento sheriff's spokesman said at noon today.

Indiana Tactical Unit Rescues Kidnapped Bank Teller

June 3, 2010
After officers secured the apartment complex, the Kosciusko City/County SWAT Team initiated negotiations with Matthew Prater, who was under the influence of alcohol. Officers then then entered the apartment, and removed Prater and the teller without incident.

California Snipers End Mother's Day Stand-off With Suicidal Son

May 10, 2010
Contra Costa County Sheriff SWAT officers ended a Mother's Day standoff involving a suicidal son who held a gun to his mother's head by shooting the man.

Shots Fired: Reno, Nevada 02/23/1984

February 23, 2010

Hastings walked to the Fireside Lounge on the corner of Fourth and Lake Streets, dialed up his favorite federal agent on a pay phone, and fessed up to having some 13 stolen antique knives and a stolen Beretta on his person. Oh, and he wanted to turn himself in.

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