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Lt. Robert Parker served with the Omaha (Neb.) PD for 30 years and commanded the Emergency Response Unit. He is responsible for training thousands of law enforcement instructors in NTOA's Patrol Response to Active Shooters courses.



Jose Medina

Jose Medina

Officer Jose Medina is an active member of the Piscataway (N.J.) Police Department's SWAT team and runs Awareness Protective Consultants (Team APC) tactical training.
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Blog - SWAT - July 2011

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Police Shooting Response Tasks San Francisco SWAT with Riot Control  

July 28, 2011
The anarchists' next target was a bank where they smashed a window with a hammer. Followed by a SFPD substation where they threw paint and a hammer at police. Emboldened by their own actions, the "anarchists" continued to the Market and Powell intersection in the heart of the Financial District.

Covert Entry Search Warrants  

July 22, 2011
Traditional search warrants aren't always the best choice, because they require immediate notification. With a covert entry warrant, officers can delay notification, collect evidence, and continue building their case.

When a Traditional Search Warrant May Not Be the Best Choice  

July 15, 2011
With this SWAT blog, we're presenting a scenario that could be presented to a SWAT commander who must make a crucial decision — should the team serve a high-risk search warrant for this complex case?

When Crowds Turn Into Violent Mobs  

July 8, 2011
Flash mobs first gained popularity with their synchronized dancing, mega-pillow fights, and the like. It now appears that the thugs have interjected their own version of flash mobs: large roving bands of predators hunting their next prey.
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