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Almost all modern SWAT.ERT units use AR-15-based carbines, having determined long ago that 9mm submachine guns are inferior in almost every measurable way. Here, SWAT units hunt for one of the Tsarneav brothers responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing.

WHERE THE “EXPERTS” AREN’T: Kentucky SWAT Team Demands Antiquated SMGS

The Heckler & Koch MP5 submachine gun was state-of-the-art when it was introduced… 50 years ago. That isn’t keeping the Lexington, Kentucky Police Department SWAT team from demanding ten of the museum pieces in a […]

SWAT: Manufacturing The Justification To Kill?

SWAT: Manufacturing The Justification To Kill?

Mike McDaniel—himself a former SWAT officer—is laying the smack down on the deadly militarization of police and the deadly situations created by these over-gunned, poorly-trained, poorly-led, and barely-regulated paramilitary units: Police officers screaming “police,” “get […]

Woman killed by negligent discharge before SWAT-style raid

Woman killed by negligent discharge before SWAT-style raid

It appears that an officer in a paramilitary “stack” about to raid a suspected drug location had a negligent discharge… which just happened to hit one of the suspects in the head: A 35-year-old Ross […]