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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 US SWAT team is envious of Dubai's special operations squad, a leading officer with the emirate's elite unit has claimed.
The number of SWAT teams has proliferated since they were first formed in the late 1960s.
Afterwards, the 21-year-old tweeted: "The swat team screamed in my backyard for him to surrender and he did.
Aguilar added that the device, which is still a prototype, will be tested by SWAT teams and Massachusetts police departments in January after it is finished.
Simply known as "Doc" to his SWAT team colleagues, Lt.
Meanwhile, instead of freeing hostages and taking out snipers, SWAT teams are killing the elderly.
This emergency exercise drill, which was organized in conjunction with local police, SWAT teams and fire rescue officials, was designed to test how well the staff, students and law enforcement would respond in this type of situation.
Our SWAT teams will be on duty night and day for you.
For example, SWAT teams often have the best tactical equipment available, such as special rifles and handguns with laser/night sites, armored vehicles and aircraft, night vision devices, and camouflaged uniforms and equipment.
Some consequences of this development have been the deaths of innocent individuals, and, as SWAT teams broaden their mission, these deaths are likely to continue.
Hubbs compiles information submitted voluntarily by other SWAT teams across the nation regarding the use of such weapons.
In the 1970s the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration funded SWAT teams throughout the country.
At Avery Dennison, we use SWAT teams to help our divisions, because the best customer-service employees come from the logistics and management information systems departments.
Recently, a number of highly specialized SWAT teams, combining forensic accountants, senior lending and credit professionals, and seasoned hands-on real estate experts have emerged to meet the overall cost and time constraints of the real estate and banking communities.
Each year more than 40 SWAT teams from around the country arrive in the nearby city of Orlando for a SWAT-skills competition sponsored by the Florida SWAT Association.