SWAT team

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Synonyms for SWAT team

a squad of policemen who have been trained to deal with violent and dangerous situations

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The SWAT team, said Armamento, would serve as 'tip of the spear' in the war on crimes in the province.
The van will be used for the storage of their specialized weapons and equipment and also to transport the SWAT team in cases where they are needed.
The officer called for backup before the SWAT team was eventually called in, Vinje said.
Four years ago, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had floated the idea of establishing the SWAT team in Punjab.
That was when the SWAT team fom the Zamboanga City Public Safety Company decided to barge into Mendoza's house to arrest him.
He said the Dubai SWAT team is the emirate's "small army", adding: "The Sharjah officials came to us for help and we dealt with the case.
About 45 minutes after the SWAT team arrived, the man emerged from the apartment.
The ACLU reported that law enforcement agencies are providing SWAT team members with more militaristic training that teaches them to think like soldiers.
The city had been in lockdown as SWAT teams, soldiers and armed Mounties combed neighbourhoods and woods in the hunt for Bourque, 24.
The department later confirmed via Twitter that Quinn has accepted their invitation to come to one of their SWAT team training dates after the Winter Olympics, adding that they will post updates as the SWAT training itinerary takes shape.
Kirk Bradley, 26, was sitting in his shorts smoking a spliff in his 2,500 euro-amonth penthouse apartment when an armed SWAT team burst through the front door in June 2012.
A 107-year-old man was killed by a police SWAT team after a siege at his home.
A 107-year-old man was shot dead by a SWAT team after holding two people at gunpoint in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, on Saturday.
The Cincinnati Police Department's SWAT Team has selected the SIG516 CQB rifle.
Simply known as "Doc" to his SWAT team colleagues, Lt.