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Search for Suspect in Pa. Trooper Ambush Focuses on Dense Woods

September 19, 2014
Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspected as his killer — a self-taught survivalist they are trying to flush out of dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland.

Chasing Misdemeanants

January 6, 2014

Some search-and-seizure rules are not very clear, and state and local federal courts might apply them differently. How can you be expected to pick and choose the right rule on an issue for which there doesn't seem to be just one "right" rule?

Suspect Who Shot LAPD Gang Cop Found Dead

June 26, 2013
Los Angeles Police Department SWAT officers found the man who shot and wounded a gang officer dead inside a South Los Angeles home Wednesday morning.

FBI Ends Search for Jimmy Hoffa

June 19, 2013
The umpteenth dig for Jimmy Hoffa may have unearthed zilch, but the FBI's decades-old search for the famous Teamsters leader is far from over.

Why High-Risk Encounters Require SWAT

February 25, 2011
The murders of Florida officers with the Miami-Dade Police Department and St. Petersburg Police Department rocked their communities, as well as all of law enforcement. In both instances, officers entered buildings to search for suspects without calling for backup from tactical units.

The Danger of the Surrendering Suspect

February 18, 2011
When we're apprehending a suspect who is surrendering, we're at our most vulnerable. This is precisely what suspects are counting on, and they'll look for an advantage to escape. It's known as fight or flight, and can often be fight and flight.

The Hidden Dangers of Suspect Searches

February 2, 2011
POLICE SWAT expert and retired LEO Bob O'Brien tells you seven tales from his experiences to teach about the danger of missing a hidden suspect during a search.

Rethinking Suspect Searches

January 27, 2011
Both tragedies in Miami and St. Petersburg will be very thoroughly investigated and micro-analyzed. In time, there will be detailed debriefs that will answer these questions, and provide valuable lessons to prevent this from ever happening again.

Slain Florida Officers Ambushed by Gunman Hiding In Attic

January 24, 2011
Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz and Sgt. Tom Baitinger were providing backup to a U.S. Marshal, when they were fatally shot. The shooter was later found dead, after the house was partially dismantled using heavy machinery.

What NFL Coach Vince Lombardi Can Teach LE About Searches

January 24, 2011
What so many deadly confrontations have in common is they all involve suspect searches. All the officers involved in the preceding incidents were experienced, well trained, armed and equipped.

Are Tunnel Rats Born or Made?

January 7, 2011
Tunnel rats during the Vietnam War invented and perfected the most effective tunnel tactics and techniques. In law enforcement, you need the right person with the right mindset, training, equipment, weaponry, and lots of experience to be effective.

Georgia Officer Fatally Shot While Investigating Robbery

December 24, 2010
The fatal 9mm round struck Lt. Cliff Rouse in the abdomen below his body armor. A second round struck his leg.

Confined Spaces and Tunnel Rats

December 22, 2010
It takes a special officer to willingly, capably, and effectively search confined spaces for suspects. During the Vietnam War, "tunnel rats" were employed to search the often elaborate, always extremely hazardous NVA/VC tunnel systems.

Searching for Hidden Suspects

December 13, 2010
I'd say every SWAT team trains extensively on suspect searches with special emphasis on the terrain they're dealing with. Regardless of terrain type, every SWAT team must be adept at searching buildings and outdoor terrain.

Concealed Suspects: Into the Hearts of Darkness

November 18, 2010

Attics, basements, closets, and crawlspaces all present great hazards to officers searching for concealed suspects.

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