Schriever incident resolved peacefully
Release Number: 031111
Published November 21, 2011
Release No. 111121-003
Date: Nov. 21, 2011
The 50th Security Forces Squadron member who had barricaded himself for much of the day inside the deployment processing building on base willing surrender to authorities at about 8 p.m.
The individual is currently being detained by law enforcement officials.
No one was injured or harmed throughout the incident.
"We are grateful for all our first responders in their professionalism that was critical to the peaceful resolution of this situation," said Col. James P. Ross, 50th Space Wing commander.
Jurisdiction over the member's alleged criminal acts as well as location of the member's confinement will be determined. Schriever AFB is in contact with state authorities to render these decisions.
This incident is currently under investigation.
Schriever officials will hold a press conference at 9:30 p.m. at the base visitor center.
For more information, contact the 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Office at 567-5040.