A sexual assault was reported as having occurred in a residential neighborhood. Lt. Neese quickly took control of the scene, coordinated resources and established a perimeter in order to locate the suspect. As Lt. Neese was directing efforts in order to preserve the scene and tighten the perimeter the suspect returned to the scene, holding a knife to his throat. He made several aggressive gestured towards the officers on scene and threatened to harm the police and kill himself. The suspect continued to hold the knife to his throat and threaten to kill any officer that came near him. He also had a cell phone in his hand that through Lt. Neese’s dialogue with the suspect revealed that he had his parents on an open phone line listening to the stand-off. Lt. Neese convinced the suspect to throw him the phone so that he could speak with the parents. The suspect eventually dropped the knife and was safely taken into custody.