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New technology could provide vital information during breaching operations, trafficking searches, or hostage situations
The “3 Cs” can increase the chances of successful decision-making and scene management during these complex incidents
Tactical and legal experts share best practices to avoid unnecessary violent confrontations
“We need more armor. Do we have a fire truck? We need a firetruck or something parked out in front of this house, we’re all pinned down,” an officer radios
Calif. police negotiate the peaceful surrender of a suspect involved in a shooting and child abduction case
The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department reported that the officers’ injuries appear to be non life-threatening
Hostage negotiators spoke on the phone with the knife-wielding man for two hours; SWAT members then broke into the building and rescued two women
As an LAPD SWAT team leader and crisis negotiator, Jonathan explains how crisis negotiation skills help officers in tactical situations and everyday patrol
We are seeing increased drone use by SWAT teams resulting in safer incident resolutions for officers and suspects
Video from several officers shows the standoff and shooting involving an escaped parolee