Category Archives: Siege

MANHUNT FOR COP KILLER LARGEST IN CANADIAN POLICE HISTORY

June 5 2014 – Wednesday night, the 140-or-so officers of Codiac RCMP had barely received news that three of their own were dead before they needed to mobilize for one of the most nightmare scenarios of any police force: A … Continue reading

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MASSIVE POLICE MANHUNT FOR SACKED COP AFTER MURDER SPREE

February 7 2013 – Heavily-armed LA cops launched their biggest ever manhunt today – for one of their own who turned rogue killer. Thousands of officers were hunting for weapons-strapped sacked officer Chris Dorner who vowed to wage “warfare” on … Continue reading

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UK CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

Police as Filter The police, as the first agency in the criminal justice process, are also of course the first agency to ‘filter out’ cases which although considered important enough by the public to report, are not considered so by … Continue reading

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THE RAPID GROWTH OF MIDDLE EASTERN CRIME IN AUSTRALIA

– Former NSW detective Tim Priest was one of the front-line cops who lead the war against crime in the drug-ridden streets of Cabramatta. Yet he found himself waging his biggest battle not against the drug gangs but against the … Continue reading

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POLICE NEGOTIATE WITH GUNMAN TO END SCHOOL SIEGE IN US STATE OF GEORGIA

Thursday August 22 2013 – A man armed with an assault rifle entered a primary school in the US state of Georgia, held employees hostage and exchanged fire with police, before giving himself up. Dramatic overhead television footage captured pupils … Continue reading

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SIEGE AFTER GUNFIRE – Tuesday July 30 2013

– Heavily armed police surrounded a Norlane home for three hours after an elderly man allegedly fired his gun following a neighbourhood dispute. Hundreds of onlookers gathered as police from the Critical Incident Response Team and Special Operations Group descended … Continue reading

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GUNMAN IN THE STREET – Tuesday May 14 2013

– Trendy Port Melbourne went into lockdown as a man fired shots in the air while holding police at bay in a tense standoff. Residents were ordered off the street as police in bullet-proof vests and carrying machine guns surrounded … Continue reading

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BOSTON CELEBRATES AS POLICE GRAB SUSPECT – Sunday April 21 2013

– “We got him” – with that, authorities delivered on their promise to bring the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings, identified as young, radicalised, Chechen Americans, to swift justice. With one brother dead and the other being treated for … Continue reading

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SONS OF GOD – Monday April 8 2013

– The Special Operations Group is Victoria Police’s last line of defence. “They are the last port of call,” Superintendent Ross Guenther said. “If they can’t deal with the situation, we need to call in the firepower of the Army.” … Continue reading

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TOMAHAWK ATTACKER ARRESTED – Wednesday March 27 2013

– A man had a street fight with three neighbours and allegedly tried to attack police before he was arrested in relation to the death of his mother. Family members collapsed in a Sunshine West street wailing after the body … Continue reading

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