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Fla. Agency's First Female SWAT Operator


Polk County (Fla.) Sheriff's Deputy Shanon Demarest was featured in this WTSP News segment, after she became the first female member of the department's SWAT team.

March 30, 2012
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Dalia Hettfield @ 3/31/2012 2:36 PM

She is my Hero!
Blessed Be!♥
Much Love and Light
B.D♥

Mike @ 3/31/2012 4:24 PM

Awesome work...stay safe.

c @ 4/4/2012 5:22 AM

Being in law enforcement myself, I know the extra challenges we as women face. I am proud that you represent the Police and all women in Law Enforcement. You go girl!!!!

SWAT GUY @ 7/4/2013 4:04 AM

Unfortunately, neither she nor any MEMBER OF SWAT is an OPERATOR. It tooks a certain school(s) in the military (ARMY or NAVY) to be considered a Tier 1 Operator. Police officers have misconstrued this and for some reason or another they think they are operators. You are not and neither am I. We are SWAT Team members.

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