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Chief: Officer Response Limited Sikh Temple Tragedy

August 6, 2012
An Oak Creek police officer was helping a victim outside the temple when the gunman opened fire on him. A second Oak Creek officer returned fire, killing the shooter. Their names have not been released.

LAPD SWAT Rolls To Miley Cyrus' Home In 'Swatting' Prank

August 2, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department's SWAT team responded to the home of Miley Cyrus after receiving a report of a possible home invasion in a false alarm believed to be a "swatting" prank.
<p>Photo courtesy of Reagan County S.O.</p>

Texas Deputy Killed, Suspect In Custody After Stand-off

August 2, 2012
The man who allegedly shot a Reagan County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy and barricaded himself in his home was taken into custody Thursday, after SWAT officers entered the rear of the residence.

Ariz. Suspect Killed When SWAT Raid Triggers Gunfight

August 2, 2012
The Surprise (Ariz.) Police Department's SWAT team shot and killed a suspect early Thursday during a dynamic entry at a home where they were serving a drug warrant.

St. Petersburg Unveils Armored Rescue Vehicle

August 2, 2012
The St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police Department publicly unveiled its new Lenco BearCat armored rescue vehicle for high-risk encounters involving the SWAT team.

Observant SWAT Cops, Jammed Gun Saved Lives In Colo. Shooting

July 23, 2012
Two Aurora (Colo.) Police Department SWAT officers likely prevented further deaths at the Century 16 movie theater shooting Friday, when they quickly identified James Holmes as the suspect.

Colo. Cops Defeat Holmes' 'Death Trap'

July 23, 2012
Police explosives personnel dismantled the sophisticated booby trap in James Holmes' Aurora, Colo., apartment Saturday that was likely meant to kill police officers.

Video: Okla. SWAT Team Rescues 6-Year-Old Taken Hostage by Father

July 19, 2012
Police responded and approached the house. They said when they got close, the suspect fired a gunshot. Police backed off and called in the SWAT team and emergency medical crews.

L.A. Sheriff's SWAT Team Arrests Machete-Wielding Man

July 16, 2012
A barricaded suspect who held another man hostage with a machete eventually surrendered after the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's tactical unit was called out.

2 Fla. Cops Injured In Gunfight at Mobile Home

July 16, 2012
The two officers responded to the home of Mark Clark, 55, on Saturday to serve an arrest warrant. Clark spoke with the officers and then retrieved a small-caliber firearm and opened fire.
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