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LAPD Uses UAV for First Time in Koreatown Standoff

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle for the first time during a standoff between SWAT and a robbery suspect in Koreatown late last week.

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1 Deputy, 2 Officers Shot Serving Warrant in Texas

All three were transported to a nearby hospital with injuries that are believed to not be life threatening.

California Chief: Officer Was "Heroic" in Gunfight with Barricaded Suspect

Chief Eddie Garcia of the San Jose (CA) Police Department told reporters on Monday that one of his officers was "absolutely heroic" during an incident on Friday in which an armed man opened fire on officers responding to a man-with-a-gun call.

Tennessee Police End Standoff with Armed Men Barricaded in Home, 3 in Custody

Police Spokesman Don Aaron with the Metro Nashville (TN) Police Department said that two adults and three minor girls—ages 10, 14 and 17—were inside the home at the time of the invasion. They all managed to escape.

2 Florence Officers Released from Hospital, 1 Remains in Serious But Stable Condition

Two police officers shot in an ambush attack and standoff in Florence, SC, have been released from the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said at a press conference on Thursday.

LAPD Officers Rescue Hostages During Store Barricade Incident

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.

Four Children, Barricaded Man, Discovered Dead Following 20-Hour Florida Standoff

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.

9 Officers Injured in Connecticut SWAT Standoff, Explosion

At least 9 officers were injured Wednesday night when a barn exploded behind a house where police were negotiating with a man after a violent domestic incident in North Haven, CT.

Video: Massachusetts Officer Shot in Head Serving Search Warrant

A Yarmouth, MA, police officer suffered serious injuries after being shot while serving a search warrant at a Barnstable home.

Massachusetts Officer Shot in Head Serving Search Warrant

A Yarmouth, MA, K-9 handler suffered serious injuries after being shot in the head while serving a search warrant at a Barnstable home. More Here.