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  1. 2 dead, several hurt in shooting at Grand Forks Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    ... the store. He said when the group later left the building they passed a Wal-Mart employee who was covered in blood. A SWAT team that responded to the store secured a car in the parking lot about 4:15 a.m., and officers used a robot to search it, ...

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  2. 2 Dead, Several Hurt in Shooting at Walmart in Grand ForksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSTP

    ... of the store. He said when the group later left the building they passed a Walmart employee who was covered in blood. A SWAT team that responded to the store secured a car in the parking lot about 4:15 a.m., and officers used a robot to search it, ...

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  3. 'Swatting' 911 call released by York policeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... to have originated in online gaming. Gamers have been known to make fake calls to police and watch on screen as ETF or SWAT teams burst into their friends' homes with guns drawn. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission ...

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  4. 'Swatting' hoax leads to 'traumatic' night for Ontario familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBC News

    ... downstairs, peaked through the eye hole of the door and saw something unexpected: a police ETF team, commonly called a SWAT team, in full tactical regalia. The police then forced Yan to his knees and handcuffed him. Officers charged through the ... 1 comment

  5. James Horn killed by Missouri police in early-morning shootout on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Daily Mail

    ... reported. He threatened to kill her and was eventually found holding a knife to her neck inside a motel room by an FBI SWAT team. He was sentenced to 12 years and nine months in prison for interstate kidnapping and was released in December 2011. ...

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  6. Anti-police?! Glenn tells critics of 'The Root: Excessive Force' the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Glenn Beck

    ... 5,000 people. It has an MRAP. Why does this little teeny town need an MRAP? Now, there are some indisputable facts. SWAT raids have now ballooned out of control. There are 80,000 SWAT raids, and here's the problem, if you're going to take down a ...

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  7. Boy gets to live his dream of becoming a police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KSL-TV

    ... to offer a realistic day-in-the-life feel for nine-year-old McKade Daley, who has spina bifida. He got to watch a SWAT team enter a home, investigate an auto burglary, make a traffic stop and command a trained dog. "You get to wear the uniform, then ...

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  8. Meet the Suspected Nazi Sympathizer Glenn Beck Says Is Behind Police Militarization in America TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | TheBlaze.com

    Many Americans have never heard of August Vollmer, though according to Glenn Beck, we are all witnessing the results of policies he put into place nearly 100 years ago. "Armored vehicles, flash-bang grenades, off-grid interrogations, full-body gear, SWAT raids, heavy weaponry," Beck said in a "Root" special that aired Thursday.

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  9. Standoff with armed elderly woman in Woodland Hills enters 14th hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Los Angeles Times

    ... awning with the gun in her hand. Since then, deputies have tried to get her to surrender, to no avail. The sheriff's SWAT team threw in a flashbang grenade, a live broadcast of the standoff on ABC7 showed. When the SWAT team sent a robot over to ...

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  10. Beck Responds to Critics of New 'Root' Special Tackling Police MilitarizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | TheBlaze.com

    ... said Thursday's program will challenge the direction in which local police are heading and the skyrocketing number of SWAT raids on non-violent offenders, while making it clear that "officers cannot be blamed for doing the job they are asked to do ...

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  11. May 21, 2015 - Glenn on...drugs?Departing from the normal format,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Glenn Beck

    ... editor for Reason Magazine , onto the show to make the case for why marijuana should be legal. WATCH Property seizure. SWAT team raids on private homes. Military style policing. As the Progressive chokehold on this country grows, the Constitution is ...

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    Wednesday May 20 | KTSM-AM El Paso

    ... 5,000 people. It has an MRAP. Why does this little teeny town need an MRAP? Now, there are some indisputable facts. SWAT raids have now ballooned out of control. There are 80,000 SWAT raids, and heres the problem, if youre going to take down a ...

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  13. SWAT Called To California-Kirkbride Home After Man Reportedly Barricades Self InsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | CBS Local

    ... Football and Men's Basketball. The Fan also features live and local programming, 7-days [...] PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - The SWAT team was called to the city's California-Kirkbride section late Wednesday night where a man reportedly barricaded himself ...

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  14. Flemington council reacts to SWAT's manhuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Jersey Journal

    FLEMINGTON - Some Borough Council members are upset with the lack of communication from law enforcement during the May 4 manhunt . Two men had escaped from the scene of an alleged drug deal on Spring Street, and the county SWAT team and officers from three departments searched for them that evening.

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  15. MOVE 30: Inside the May 1985 Assault on Osage AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Phillymag.com

    ... and food, and then waited the criminals out. And if that didn't work, they would have sent in a professionally trained SWAT unit to storm that specific house with surgical precision. Goddamnit, even Osama 's house and neighborhood in Abbottabad ...

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  16. 'Swatted' twice in a month, N.J. man tells lawmakers enough is enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Jersey Journal

    "Swatting" is a malicious prank that involves making a false 911 call claiming some violent act, like a hostage situation, is underway, in order to send a SWAT team to the victim's door. Often the target is a videogamer or celebrity, and the prankster's goal is to capture the incident on streaming video services.

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  17. Online #8220;game #8221; that allegedly prods youth to run away could be latest hazardous social media challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Canada.com

    ... youth have falsely coaxed police into responding to fake emergencies, a ruse known as "swatting". In August 2014, a SWAT raid was broadcast live on the Internet after a caller falsely reported a hostage situation at a gaming company's office in ...

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  18. Police now say a SWAT team, not a single traffic cop, killed the gunmen at Muhammad cartoon eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Washington Post

    The gunmen who attacked a cartoon contest depicting the prophet Muhammad in Texas earlier this month were killed multiple officers on a SWAT team, rather than a sole traffic patrol officer, as police had initially said after the encounter. This new information was released by Garland's police chief on Monday during a news conference seeking to emphasize that his department had no warning that the gunmen would target the contest and cartoon exhibit .

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  19. SWAT Called To House In Washington Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | CBS Local

    TV Welcome to KDKA-TV on CBSPittsburgh.com! KDKA-TV is joining forces with the most trusted local CBS RADIO stations in Pittsburgh to give you the best Pittsburgh has to offer. KDKA-TV is part of CBS Television Stations, [...] NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Welcome to NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA on CBSPittsburgh.com! We appreciate your interest in the world's first commercial radio station! Join us on-air or online for Pittsburgh's up-to-the-minute news talk, weather and traffic reports.

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  20. FBI agent shot; suspect dead at Essex House Motel near downtown LittletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

    ... known as the Longhorn bandit. The agent was in stable condition at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood Friday night. SWAT teams surrounded the Essex House Motel on South Santa Fe Drive near downtown Littleton. A standoff ensued which ended sometime ...

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