“The good SWAT guys are the ones who take care of business and are never heard from. It is for the mature person who takes responsibility for their actions and displays a great deal of self-discipline,” says officer Dave Sweren.
A federal jury has awarded $250,000 to the father of a Maryland man killed by a SWAT team serving a search warrant at his home.
SWAT teams from around the region are gathering in Montgomery County for an annual competition.
While there are robust programs in place to take care of the families left behind after a police officer is killed in the line of duty, there are always additional needs.
The new Montgomery County public safety headquarters is hosting an open house later this month.
Acting on a White House directive after last December’s Connecticut school massacre, and partnering with a Texas-based training center, the FBI this year has been teaching best practices for responding to mass shootings.
Much of the East Coast is now under a heightened state of alert. Law enforcement across Baltimore have increased police presence in critical areas.
A man who gained national attention after broadcasting his standoff with police online faces new charges. For the first time, he’s speaking about the case.
Several Virginia Tech students from Maryland were in the middle of Thursday’s chaos.
Baltimore SWAT officers have arrested a shooting suspect.
Berwyn Heights Mayor Cheye Calvo says Prince George’s County is still relying too heavily on SWAT teams.