At one point, Chief Brian Manley said a door was open, revealing the child hostage motioning to officers to come inside, telling them there was no one inside the home with him. However, officers saw the suspect shut the door. This was now believed to be an attempt to lure officers inside, according to Manley.
February 11, 2021
A sniper on the Detroit Police Department Special Response Team fired a single shot as the gunman became increasingly violent and posed a serious threat to the hostage’s life, Chief James Craig said.
November 3, 2020
To end a lengthy Philadelphia standoff that left six officers shot and wounded, Police Commissioner Richard Ross used some "unorthodox" tactics, including speaking directly with the suspect.
August 15, 2019
The suspect in Wednesday's hours-long standoff in Philadelphia in which six officers were shot surrendered to authorities just after midnight Thursday, exiting the residence with his hands in the air.
August 14, 2019
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.
October 12, 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?
September 4, 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.
August 16, 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.
July 23, 2018
Eustis police called in Lake County's SWAT and negotiation teams. They attempted to get Richards to leave the home for two hours.
July 5, 2018
The shooting of Officer Kevin Valencia began a standoff that ended when the barricaded gunman killed four children before killing himself.
June 25, 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.
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.
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.
June 11, 2018
Mazel said counter surveillance of law enforcement agents is the fastest-growing way that organized criminals are using drones.
May 4, 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.
April 6, 2018