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During proceedings of the Islamabad standoff case, the interior secretary said that in the future if a similar situation arose it would be dealt with in a better manner.
None of the bullets hit the officers, and no cops were injured in the standoff.
However the simple fact that anyone with MS Word can make their own print shop quality standoff sign is why these signs sell, and we respond to that by designing new shapes and working different colored acrylic materials and standoffs.
At one point during the standoff, a man identified as Chin's father slipped through the police perimeter and entered Chin's apartment.
When officers stormed the room following the standoff Valdez shot himself in the chest and is now critically ill.
The mortar unit leader must determine the optimum amount and type of ammunition to have prepared for countering a standoff attack.
Miller calm during the standoff was extremely important.
A proper evaluation of the process, paste, cleaning system and chemistry needs to be conducted to confirm the residues are compatible and the cleaning system is capable of cleaning the component standoff height on this LGA/QFN package.
What should have been a standoff lasting only hours--as long as it took the USS Bainbridge and its team of NSWC [Naval Surface Warfare Center] operators to steam to the location--became an embarrassing four day and counting standoff between a ragtag handful of criminals with rifles and a U.
Cambodia and Thailand further increased their forces in the fifth day of a tense standoff on disputed land near an ancient Hindu temple on the border, officials said.
VAN NUYS -- A 34-year-old gang-member suspect out on parole was in custody Monday after an 11-hour standoff with police.
The Class II PSD-based Selcom SLS 6000 laser triangulation sensor, with its long standoff distance and short resolute measurement, is said to be ideal for the rubber industry.