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Mass. Officers Talk Suicidal Woman Off Crane

July 22, 2013
Speaking calmly and reassuringly, three police officers persuaded a 30-year-old woman who was threatening to kill herself to climb down from a construction crane yesterday morning.

Negotiators Talking To Ala. Captor Through Pipe

January 31, 2013
A standoff in rural Alabama went into a second full day as police surrounded an underground bunker where authorities said a retired truck driver was holding a 5-year-old hostage he grabbed off a school bus after shooting the driver dead.

10 Actions for Responding to a Veteran in Crisis

January 24, 2013

Tens of thousands of combat-weary warriors are now being discharged out of the military, often without a game plan as to what they will do next. Many of them entered the military right out of high school, so being a warrior is the only job they've ever had.

Mass. Trooper Talks Man Off Bridge

June 19, 2012
Trooper Michael Chapdelaine, who was the first to respond to the scene, was able to get the man to agree to seek medical treatment rather than committing suicide.

Vermont Officer Talks Jumper Off Bridge

January 8, 2012
Burlington (Vt.) Police Officer Laura Pezzulo convinced a suicidal man perched on the Main Street bridge Saturday night not to jump to his death.

Fatal Shooting Leads to Standoff In Ga.

August 23, 2011
A SWAT standoff in south DeKalb County, Ga., came to an end early Tuesday, when officers took three people into custody for questioning in connection to a Monday evening murder.

Florida SWAT Unit Clears Hostages From T.J. Maxx After Standoff

November 18, 2009
SWAT members helped hostages leave the store and were seen using a blanket to drag out a women who had been injured when one of the gunmen pushed her to the ground.

Austin (Texas) PD's Crisis Negotiation Team

March 1, 2007

Texas' capital city of Austin was the site of the infamous Texas Tower sniper incident in 1966, widely credited with inspiring the creation of SWAT teams. Today it is home to a nationally recognized police crisis-negotiation team.

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