Barricaded Individuals

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A barricaded individual is a person who has taken a position in a physical location, most often a structure or vehicle, that does not allow immediate police access—and who is refusing police orders to exit. These types of situations can be highly volatile and have the potential to endanger the lives of officers and others.

This document provides information regarding the use properly trained, equipped, and supervised field officers to respond and contain a potential barricaded suspect or subject incident.


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