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California K-9 Dies in Hot Car While Off Duty

K-9 Ozzie's handler was off duty when he found the dog in deceased in a department issued patrol...

K-9 Ozzie's handler was off duty when he found the dog deceased in a department issued patrol vehicle, which is equipped with an alert system that signals to the handler when the interior temperature gets too hot. It is suspected that the alert system failed to activate.

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Answering SWAT Critics

"We still need to be able to bring in a SWAT team to resolve many critical incidents." —Thor...

Is SWAT overused? What missions should it be assigned? Is it too costly? And now that patrol officers have rifles and other special gear, is it still needed?