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  1. SWAT teams search for 2 gunmen believed to have killed family members in Moreno ValleyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... separate locations Tuesday afternoon, and the deputy was briefly hospitalized for treatment of a minor gunshot wound. SWAT teams continued their search for a suspect or suspects early today, said Riverside County sheriff's Deputy Armando Munoz, ...

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  2. John Stossel on the Militarization of American PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    SWAT teams were once used only in emergencies such as riots or hostage situations.

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  3. Kid squeals on thieving baby sitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... them out. ( Chicago Tribune ) A teenager bitter at losing to his 17-year-old video-game opponent called 911 to have a SWAT team storm the opponent's home in Long Beach, N.Y., by claiming that the opponent had killed his brother and mother. The 70 ...

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  4. Marin IJ Readers' Forum for July 23Read the original story

    Tuesday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... olitely monitored the recycling and compost bins. I was relieved to see sheriff's deputes and probation officers not in SWAT attire, which was

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  5. Scoop: Hawaii Five-0 on CBS - Saturday, August 2, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... native, eager to establish herself among the department's elite; and Captain Lou Grover, who formerly headed Hawaii's SWAT unit. Joining them is Jerry Ortega, a former classmate of Chin's and the Island's local conspiracy theorist. While McGarrett ...

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  6. Scoop: Hawaii Five-0 on CBS - Friday, August 8, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... native, eager to establish herself among the department's elite; and Captain Lou Grover, who formerly headed Hawaii's SWAT unit. Joining them is Jerry Ortega, a former classmate of Chin's and the Island's local conspiracy theorist. While McGarrett ...

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  7. County attorney: Officers' actions justified in hospital shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KSL-TV

    ... if she could help him, Burr asked if there "were police in cars here." He followed that by telling the clerk to call SWAT. At that point, investigators say Burr took out a 9mm handgun and racked a round in the chamber. A hospital security guard ...

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  8. Scoop: Hawaii Five-0 on CBS - Friday, August 1, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... native, eager to establish herself among the department's elite; and Captain Lou Grover, who formerly headed Hawaii's SWAT unit. Joining them is Jerry Ortega, a former classmate of Chin's and the Island's local conspiracy theorist. While McGarrett ...

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  9. Major Crimes Recap 7/21/14: Season 3 Episode 7 "Two Options"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

    ... the last episode? If you missed it we have a full and detailed recap, right here for you. On tonight's episode when SWAT officers working Crime Suppression discover an elderly couple gunned down in their own home, Major Crimes must team up with the ...

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  10. Suspicious package on bus triggers huge response in KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KOMO News

    A bomb squad, two SWAT team vehicles and two robots have been deployed at the scene of a suspicious package found on a Metro bus earlier Monday morning.

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  11. Bill Maher: Why aren't Tea Party 'numbskulls'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Raw Story

    ... basis these days - "when I was a kid, there was no such thing as Shia LaBeouf," he quipped - the deployment of SWAT teams, which used to happen a few thousand times a year, now seemed to be happening 1,000 times a week. Every day, Maher said, ...

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  12. Bill Maher Slams Militarized Police Culture In AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Switched

    ... just borrowing equipment and machinery from the army, but also a "philosophy of overwhelming force," citing the rise in SWAT team invasions and police brutality. Watch the whole monologue above. This July, Wayne Brady went on Aisha Tyler's podcast ...

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  13. Fla. paramedic resigns after drug arrestRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Pinellas Park firefighter and SWAT paramedic has resigned after he was accused of selling prescription drugs.

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  14. Bud Selig on Derek Jeter: 'You Couldn't Have Written a Script Like This'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | BleacherReport

    In Florida, as a Yankees coach, dispatched as a sort of one-man baseball SWAT team in the fall of 1993.

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  15. The Strain is the Only New Summer Show Worth WatchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Big Lead

    ... is unlocked and Sean Astin doesn't think SDSL should be going into the cockpit alone and then he tries to send in the SWAT team. It makes no sense. He obviously has his job because he keeps Mr. Eff's milk cold. Walder Frey - The Late Walder Frey is ...

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  16. Police name suspect, recover BB gun following SWAT standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | KSL-TV

    Police have released the name of the man who they say barricaded himself inside an apartment during a SWAT standoff.

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  17. Man arrested after SWAT team responds to South Salt Lake incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | KSL-TV

    The man barricaded himself in an apartment, according to Gary Keller of the South Salt Lake Police Department.

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  18. NBC 'The Night Shift' July 15 season finale has Topher shot & hanging onto lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Examiner.com

    " The Night Shift " can be seen each Tuesday evening at 10/9 p.m. The new medical drama has been picked up for a second TV season with a 14 episode order.

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  19. Suspect shot in officer-involved shootingRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    An unidentified 31-year-old suspect is taken into custody by the Las Cruces SWAT team following a stand-off with police in Las Cruces' East Mesa.

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  20. Walt Rubel: Militarization of police gives a whole new meaning to war on drugsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... "War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing," the American Civil Liberties Union looked at 800 SWAT deployments conducted by 20 law enforcement agencies in 2011 and 2012. The five key findings from that study were: 1. ...

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