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  1. Twitch-targeting botnets use infected PCs to inflate viewer audiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... game-playing streaming. As Ars reported last month, professional gamer Joshua Peters found about 10 gun-toting SWAT team members were at his door as thousands of viewers looked on. The SWATting attack was carried out by someone who made an emergency ...

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  2. San Jose police: Officera s return fire fatally wounded gunman who killed copRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... home, and the episode ended peacefully with two arrests. Police on scene said the MERGE detail, the city's term for its SWAT unit, was deployed with Johnson's death still on their minds. “We hope we train and have the proper equipment so we ...

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  3. Regina police charge 2 after Froom Crescent lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Police locked down a potion of 400 block Froom Crescent Tuesday night while they searched for suspects. A 21-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman are facing multiple charges after a police lockdown on Froom Crescent involving crisis negotiators and SWAT members Tuesday.

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  4. Police Arrest Man After Lengthy Chase and StandoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    News Release: SWAT team members teamed up with a police canine to apprehend a possible burglary suspect yesterday afternoon after he entered an occupied home to escape a dragnet of pursuing officers. On Monday, March 23, 2015, at about 1:47 p.m., our 24-hour dispatch center received a call of a suspicious person in the rear yard of a residence in the 900 block of Oregon Avenue.

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  5. On-Line Gamers Getting "Swatted" ie., Swat Teams Sicced On ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | OpEdNews

    There's a new "game" that on-line gamers are playing, using the mindless trigger-reflexes of police organizations which respond to calls with swat teams. On the face, it seems mostly harmless, though a major abuse of the system.

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  6. UPDATE on Monday's Home Barricade In Palo Alto: Suspect From SJ ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    ... the home of her own accord without encountering the suspect, according to police. The Palo Alto Police Department's SWAT team responded and eventually entered the residence with a K-9 unit. Alvarado was found in the garage, hiding on top of a water ...

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  7. US police grapple with rise of 'swatting' pranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Raw Story

    ... is often greeted by angry bangs at the door from screaming officers with cocked guns. Special weapons and tactics (SWAT) units are usually dispatched - which the term swatting comes from - because they are trained to deal with serious emergencies ...

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  8. Jindal presidential campaign decision to come after sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... the apartment, while the female victim was able to get away.That was the last contact had police had with him.The SWAT team made several attempts to make contact with the suspect, but it was not until a robot was sent ... A stand off in Opelousas ...

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  9. Lafayette board considers refurbishing 3 football fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... the apartment, while the female victim was able to get away.That was the last contact had police had with him.The SWAT team made several attempts to make contact with the suspect, but it was not until a robot was sent ... Fire investigators are ...

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  10. Cracked: What Lies BeneathRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | DVD Verdict

    Detective Aiden Black is a former SWAT team member assigned to the newly formed Psych Crimes & Crisis Unit after he is involved in two shootings in the line of duty. Psychiatrist Daniella Ridley is his new partner and babysitter, asked to keep an eye on the increasingly unstable detective.

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  11. New Game: Battlefield HardlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MobyGames

    Battlefield Hardline is a first-person shooter and the first game in the series to focus on urban crime instead of military warfare. The game is done by a different developer and the single-player portion of the game is split up into ten episodes modeled after an episodic TV series format, including a preview of the next episode at the end and a recap of the previous one when starting a new episode.

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  12. Man surrenders after barricading himself in Pleasant Grove home, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KSL-TV

    Residents who live east of the Murdock Canal and between 1000 North and 500 North were warned to stay inside while a SWAT team tried to work with a man who barricaded himself in a home near 1100 N. Sage Drive, according to Pleasant Grove police Lt. Britt Smith.

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  13. SWAT team deployed after man threatened officers on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Lincoln Times-News

    A Maiden man was arrested in a raid by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office SWAT team on Wednesday after threatening to kill law enforcement and probation officers. "The incident started on March 12, when probation/parole officers conducted a probation search at the home of Timothy Lee Cornwell's daughter in Lincoln County," Sheriff's Office narcotics lieutenant Lt.

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  14. Social assistance software a headache for city staff, clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | CBC News

    ... Ottawa was one of the first cities to receive a provincial support team to help staff work through the problems with a "SWAT team" approach, according to an internal email. But despite the support team, some staff did not show up for work. Ferguson, ...

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  15. Swatting escalates from rare prank to serious concern for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Globe and Mail

    ... because of you," he said to his audience. "They could have been shot - they could have died - because you chose to swat my stream." In recent months, the phenomenon called "swatting" appears to have morphed from a rare prank into something far more ...

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  16. Halifax on-street parking ban continues indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | CBC News

    ... outside shovelling your driveway and you leave your car on the side of the road. I don't think we're going to send a SWAT team in to yank your car," said Natolino. "But leaving your car parked there overnight and going in and tucking yourself in to ...

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  17. Future hazy for unpermitted Livermore pot clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Inside Bay Area

    ... sales." Ahmed's bail was set at $750,000. Tree of Life spokesman Derek Baker described the police action as a "SWAT-style raid." Police, he said, damaged doors and locks, took computers and marijuana samples, and handcuffed employees and patients, ...

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  18. 1 dead, 5 wounded in suburban Phoenix shootingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KAIT-TV

    ... including police searching car trunks and interviewing witnesses. The Arizona Department of Public Safety sent its SWAT team to Mesa to assist with the effort, DPS spokesman Bart Graves said. Scottsdale police are also sending SWAT and canine units. ...

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  19. SXSW Review: Peace OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Slackerwood

    ... investigating a tragic episode in his life, one that inspired the enraging new documentary Peace Officer : In 2008, the SWAT team he established 30 years earlier killed his son-in-law, Brian Wood, during a standoff at Wood's house. After physically ...

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  20. Rte Ten's TV Picks for Monday March 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | RTE.ie

    ... Inspectors who break the rules in interesting ways to make sure you've paid up. Laura Whitmore stars as the head of the SWAT team who works with the lads on their dawn raids. And when Jennifer Maguire goes missing Laura turns crime sleuth in "Gone ...

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