Category Archives: Brian’s Blog

DOMESTIC SWAT (Special Weapons And Tactics) TEAMS

Los Angeles Creates First SWAT The first tactical, quasi-military domestic police team was formed in the Los Angeles Police Department in 1967 for special assignments as needed.  The concept was provoked by sniping incidents during and after the six day Watts Riot in 1965, when 34 people were officially reported killed, 1,100 injured, 4,000 arrested, […]

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