Police ID man, woman killed in murder-suicide
Ogden police identified the shooter as Richard Candland, 52. Police responded to reports of gunshots fired at 548 N. Eccles Avenue just after 5 p.m. Saturday. When police arrived, officers encountered a 22-year-old female with a gunshot wound to the hand, police said.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
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Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents
Authorities are increasingly concerned about a hoax in which video game players lash out at online opponents by making fake 911 calls that send SWAT teams to their homes. The practice, known as "swatting," originally targeted celebrities.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
The Washington Post
Bomb threats at Va. school found to be a swattinga pranks
Two bomb threats called in to Westfield High School during the first week of school were hoaxes known as "swatting," in which a caller makes a false report to police to draw an overwhelming response, according to Fairfax County police and schools officials. The first call came in after school had let out Tuesday, the first day of the school year, leading to a lockdown that affected more than 200 students and staff members.
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Police say they've arrested a man who's a suspect in a quadruple murder in the Tampa Bay area and a 4-year-old autistic boy believed to be his son has been found safe. SWAT teams swarmed a downtown Tampa hotel early Friday to arrest a suspect in a quadruple killing and a 4-year-old autistic boy believed to be the man's son was found safe, Tampa police said.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Geneva Man Ends Standoff with Cops Peacefully Wednesday
A 66-year-old Geneva man held a SWAT team at bay for several hours on Wednesday, but the standoff ended peacefully. Charges may be brought against the man, who lives in the 200 block of Syril Drive.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitudeOPINION: Police...
OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitude Their job is to deal with citizens, not act like soldiers in a war zone Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1ps8m2b Asbury Park Press photo/Thomas P. Costello This former military vehicle is now part of the Middletown Township Police Department fleet.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Possible prank on gamer leads to school lock-inPossible prank on...
Littleton Police have asked for the help of the FBI in an effort to find the prankster who triggered a massive police and SWAT response to a Littleton office building Wednesday.
Hoax call sees YouTuber arrested by SWAT while live streaming
Popular YouTube channel The Creatures has become the latest victim of swatting - the act of hoax-calling police to swoop in on unsuspecting innocent targets.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
2. Some stolen police equipment recovered
Heber police, along with the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office, Unified police and its SWAT team, served a search warrant on a Magna house, 2870 S. 8900 West, at 4 a.m. Monday after receiving an anonymous tip Sunday night, said Heber City police spokeswoman Xela Thomas.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
5. SWAT gear, firearms stolen from Heber police ...
Thieves struck an undercover SWAT vehicle Friday night in Heber City, making off with a police badge, an AR-15 style rifle, Glock pistol, body armor and more.
Indiana police move cautiously on use of drones
Indiana police agencies are proceeding with caution when it comes to using drones.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
1. Police find barricaded man in attic
Four people have been taken into custody after a SWAT team was called to negotiate with a man who barricaded himself inside a house Friday afternoon.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
After the shock-and-awe images coming out of Ferguson, eyes turn to...
"No, no, no," says MNPD spokeswoman Kristin Mumford. "We do not have those, no. The SWAT team has green uniforms.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Militias complicate situation on Texas border
On a recent moonlit night, Border Patrol agents began rounding up eight immigrants hiding in and around a canal near the Rio Grande.