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Video: Ariz. SWAT Officers Cleared In Marine's Shooting

June 14, 2011
A report by Chief Criminal Deputy Attorney David Berkman concluded that Jose Guerena pointed the rifle at officers, who "needed to take immediate action to stop the deadly threat against them."

A Plan Is a Plan, Until...

May 27, 2011
The Osama bin Laden raid ranks among the most significant raids in modern military history. History is replete with similar military raids — some have been successful, others less so — that reinforce the reality that the vast majority of such operations are rarely ever known outside a circle of the select few on a need-to-know basis.

SWAT Team's Fatal Raid of Ariz. Marine

May 27, 2011

The Pima County (Ariz.) Sheriff's SWAT team fatally shot a Marine who pointed an AR-15 at officers. Source: KGUN9.

Dodger Stadium Beating Suspect Is a Documented Gang Member

May 22, 2011
In an early Sunday morning raid of an east Hollywood apartment, the Los Angeles Police Department's SWAT unit arrested one of two men suspected of savagely beating a Giants fan at Dodger Stadium.

S&W's 327 TRR8 Revolver

March 7, 2011

Smith & Wesson developed its eight-shot 327 TRR8, after a SWAT officer contacted the company to ask for a beefy revolver for the lead penetrator, who must carry a ballistic shield with one hand. The TRR8 gives operators eight rounds of .357 Mag in a package including a Scandium "N" frame, 5-inch barrel, and blackened cylinder. Rails and moon clips are included. After viewing these photos, read POLICE Magazine's full "Arsenal" review, "Smith & Wesson 327 TRR8" Revolver from the May 2008 issue. Photos by Alex Landeen.

No-Knock Searches: Reasonable or Deadly?

March 7, 2011
Incidents like the Todd Blair shooting put pressure on judges to deny requests for no-knock warrants. Don't ask for a no-knock warrant unless it really is necessary.

Meth Superlab In Georgia

December 1, 2010

Take a closer look at the raid led by the Gwinnett County (Ga.) PD's Special Investigation Section of a meth house in suburban Atlanta that resulted in the seizure of almost a half-ton of methamphetamine with a street value of $44 million. Police arrested a Texas man in connection with the bust. Photos courtesy of Gwinnett County PD.

Four Texas Officers Shot In Narco Raid

November 12, 2010
Lt. Jorge Suarez was the most seriously injured, as a bullet traveled under his vest, and Officer John Diaz was struck in the cheek, shoulder and abdomen.

Strip Club Owners Sue Louisville SWAT Over Demise of Their Business

June 9, 2010
The owners of a Louisville (Ky.) strip club that closed in 2009 have filed a lawsuit claiming a raid of the premises caused its demise.

Raid of Louisville Strip Club

June 9, 2010

The owners of a Louisville (Ky.) strip club that closed in 2009 have filed a lawsuit claiming this raid of the premesis caused its demise. Video via Courier-Journal.

Indiana Tactical Unit Rescues Kidnapped Bank Teller

June 3, 2010
After officers secured the apartment complex, the Kosciusko City/County SWAT Team initiated negotiations with Matthew Prater, who was under the influence of alcohol. Officers then then entered the apartment, and removed Prater and the teller without incident.

Detroit Officer Who Shot 7-Year-Old Girl May Have Scuffled With Grandmother

May 17, 2010
Aiyana Jones was shot in the head by a Detroit tactical officer, as officers entered the house to search for a murder suspect. Officers used a flash-bang device based on a report that the suspect was inside the house and heavily armed.

Sheriff's Tactical Team Ends Six-Hour Standoff at Meth House

April 8, 2010
The SWAT unit's entry led the the arrest of William Bishop, 46, and the discovery of ammonia, batteries, drain opener, and other ingredients used to make methamphetamine in an outdoor storage shed.

Maryland Tactical Unit Conducted 195 Raids In Six Months

February 25, 2010
The Prince George's County Police Department's SWAT unit conducted 195 tactical entries in the final six months of 2009, an average of more than one a day, the Baltimore Sun reports.

See Safariland's New WallBanger Bang Pole on Video

February 2, 2010
Retired Houston SWAT officer Sandy Wall demonstrated his new The WallBanger bang pole for POLICE Magazine at the Safariland booth at SHOT Show 2010. Wall gives us a hands-on demo of this tactical equipment that deploys distraction devices prior to a building raid.

SHOT Show 2010: Safariland's WallBanger

February 1, 2010

Retired Houston SWAT officer Sandy Wall demonstrated his new The WallBanger bang pole for Police Magazine at the Safariland booth at SHOT Show 2010. Wall gives us a hands-on demo of this tactical equipment that deploys distraction devices prior to a building raid. Visit Wall's website for a video clip of The WallBanger in action. Video shot by Paul Clinton and edited by Heather Hendrixson.

SHOT Show 2010: Safariland Brings Breaching Tool

January 20, 2010
Sandy Wall, a 22-year member of Houston PD's tactical unit, developed the WallBanger as a bang pole that could more effectively deploy flash-bang devices.

Early Morning Raid For Weapons and Ammo

January 8, 2010

Detectives with Spokane PD's gang unit executed a warrant on a suspected gang member's home. The tenant got a rude awakening courtesy of the SWAT.

Tucson SWAT Raid Nets 2,000 Pounds Marijuana, 5 Arrests

November 24, 2009
During a SWAT raid of a Holiday Inn, Tucson police recovered 2,000 pounds of marijuana and various weapons as they arrested five suspects, including two who hid in the ceiling as officers entered the property.

Texas Town's New SWAT Unit Arrests Six In First Raid

November 10, 2009
The Jacksonville (Texas) Police Department's newly established SWAT unit made its first raid, arresting six suspects after a yearlong narcotics investigation, that the police chief said went off flawlessly, the Daily Progress reports.
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