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  1. Fake shooter threat triggers SWAT responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Littleton Police have asked for FBI help in an effort to find the person who triggered a massive police and SWAT response to an office building Wednesday.

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  2. Police seize video gamer live on camRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Neowin.net

    ... issue for police in the US, in which hoax calls are made with the intention of sounding serious enough to provoke the SWAT - Special Weapons And Tactics - team into deployment. "The caller claimed to have shot two co-workers, held others hostage, ...

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  3. Passenger's alleged - threat' forces Sunwing flight back to Toronto: airlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canada.com

    ... deo footage from passengers aboard the flight, which was broadcast on several television networks, showed heavily armed SWAT team officers boarding the plane and shouting "heads down, hands up!"

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  4. Gamer Gets SWAT Raided Over Prank Call During Livestream BroadcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gawker

    ... "Swatting" is a cool, reasonable prank that involves calling the cops and reporting a fake crime that might cause a SWAT team to respond. Jordan Mathewson, a Colorado-based gamer who uses the online handle Kootra, was swatted while playing ...

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  5. Police swarm a residence as a possible prank on a gamer results in SWAT raid.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Littleton, Colorado police are seeking the person who lead SWAT teams to swarm a video game player in a prank called "swatting."

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  6. Prank triggers massive SWAT response live on the webRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Eastern Shore News

    The FBI is helping the Littleton, Colorado police department track down the prankster who triggered a massive SWAT response to an office building.

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  7. Possible Prank On Gamer Results In Swat RaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KMVT Twin Falls

    A 9-1-1 prank on Wednesday -- did not leave Colorado police laughing. It triggered a massive police and SWAT response, and put schools on lockdown, right around the lunch hour Wednesday.

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  8. Hoax call sees YouTuber arrested by SWAT while live streamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Eurogamer

    ... to swoop in on unsuspecting innocent targets. Last night channel founder Jordan "Kootra" Mathewson was interrupted by a SWAT team while live-streaming a match of Counter-Strike. "Uh oh, this isn't good," Kootra is heard to say as he becomes aware of ...

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  9. 9News: Possible prank on gamer sends SWAT team to Littleton officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Business Journal

    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.

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  10. Instapundit: How to Fix Policing so There Are no More (or Fewer) FergusonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... the Constitution; judges just thought it was a good idea. I sometimes think the turning point [toward increased use of SWAT teams and other paramilitary trappings] was marked by the old cop show Hill Street Blues . Each episode opened with a daily ...

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  11. Talking RC Police Cruiser gives the baddies a warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Coolest Gadgets

    ... like an instruction which can be uttered via megaphone, all coming through an officer within the car. This heavy-duty SWAT vehicle will feature off-road tires that will allow it to "pursue" suspects over rough terrain, sporting eight bright flashing ...

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  12. 2. Some stolen police equipment recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | KSL-TV

    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.

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  13. 2. Stolen police equipment recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | KSL-TV

    ... Magna. They later tweeted that only "about half" remained in custody. On Friday night, thieves stole $10,000 worth of SWAT uniforms, ammunition and other kinds of police equipment, according to Thomas. They also burglarized another vehicle and stole ...

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  14. Some stolen police equipment recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | KSL-TV

    ... at 435-654-1411 or the Heber City Police Department at 435-654-3040. On Friday night, thieves stole $10,000 worth of SWAT uniforms, ammunition and other kinds of police equipment, according to Thomas. They also burglarized another vehicle and stole ...

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  15. The Strain Watch: For Services Rendered - Redemption With Extreme PrejudiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Cinema Blend News

    ... tonight with the second coolest moment of the evening, which was the appearance of a rival clan of vampires. Clad in SWAT gear, these vampires actually help Joan Luss' nanny, Neeva, save her children. The urging of her daughter Sebastiane to return ...

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  16. Police recover stolen vehicle involved in theft of police equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | KSL-TV

    ... in Salt Lake City, according to Heber City police officer Xela Thomas. On Friday night, thieves stole $10,000 worth of SWAT uniforms, ammunition and other kinds of police equipment, Thomas said. "These are brazen criminals we would like to stop ...

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  17. Hit-and-run suspect killed by police in confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | KTVK Phoenix

    ... the vehicle for about 30 minutes until the driver pulled into the gas station. That is where the confrontation with SWAT officers ended with the suspect being shot and killed. As in all officer involved shootings, this case is being investigated ...

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  18. 5. SWAT gear, firearms stolen from Heber police ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | KSL-TV

    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.

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  19. 5. SWAT gear, firearms stolen from Heber ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | KSL-TV

    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.

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  20. Indiana police move cautiously on use of dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... about a resolution creating a study committee to develop rules for drone use. Police say drones could help protect SWAT teams and assist with crowd control and in crash investigations. But civil-rights groups say they also could be used to illegally ...

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