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Police Kill Barricaded Gunman Who Shot PA Trooper

A gunman who barricaded himself inside his house after shooting a Pennsylvania State Police trooper was shot and killed after a 14-hour standoff.

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CentralSquare Releases More ShareBlueSmiles Stories

CentralSquare, a leader in public sector technology, has announced the release of three new feature stories as part of ShareBlueSmiles, a national campaign whose mission is to deepen trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

Toledo SWAT Officers Dress as Superheroes, Rappel Down Children's Hospital to Entertain Kids on Halloween

"It's just great to see the joy on their face! It brings us joy too, but it's nice to just see them have a day where they can just be themselves and be kids again, and not have to worry about being in the hospital," said one member of the SWAT team, dressed as "The Wolverine"

Las Vegas K-9 Stabbed During Standoff, Expected to Recover

A K-9 with the Las Vegas Metro Police Department is expected to recover after being stabbed while taking down a suspect involved in a standoff situation on Saturday.

LAPD and LASD Equip 180 SWAT Officers With Team Wendy Helmets

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) have purchased Team Wendy's EXFIL Ballistic SL helmet for their tactical teams.

Illinois Trooper Shot, Suffered Life-Threatening Injuries Executing Search Warrant

An Illinois State Police trooper was shot and suffered life-threatening injuries executing a search warrant in East St. Louis early Friday, leading to a standoff at a house in a residential neighborhood.

Answering SWAT Critics

Is SWAT overused? What missions should it be assigned? Is it too costly? And now that patrol officers have rifles and other special gear, is it still needed?

Philadelphia Suspect in Custody After Hours-Long Standoff, 6 Wounded Officers OK

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.

Body Armor 101: How to Choose

To better understand the choices, let’s go step by step through the various types of armor, threat levels, and certification processes.

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3 Detained After 8-Hour Standoff in California Home

According to CBS News, the standoff began when police responded to the call of a man with a gun on Sunday.