Victoria Police use Minuteman Folding Ballistic Shield during Hostage Situation

The Victoria Police Department’s CIRT and SOG units deployed their Minuteman Folding Ballistic Shields during an 8 hour standoff with a gunman who had taken 2 women hostage at a café in Rye Beach. Negotiators and tactical operators were able to approach the man safely and negotiate the release of both hostages and the gunman’s surrender.