Flashcards in Ops 5 hostage, barricaded Deck (5):
What is Ops 5?
to establish guidelines for handling Hostage and barricade incidents
What is a barricaded subject?
Any individual who is reasonably believed to be a threat to commit serious bodily injury or death to self, hostages, officers or others in the community and who is in a stronghold position.
What is a hostage?
Any person held by another against his will by force or threat of force, expressed or implied
In a hostage/barricaded subject incident, officers shall...
1. request the communications supervisor to notify a patrol supervisor of the incident and circumstance as soon as possible
2. contain and isolate the incident scene, establishing an inner containment perimeter and an outer perimeter
3. evacuate occupants of affected residences and business to a point beyond the perimeter unless doing so would expose them to unnecessary risks