Passage #134: 1 February 2012
Special Weapons and Tactics, Part 2
Mission. The primary concern of SWAT
personnel. The primary advantage of the SWAT team is the situations which
were beyond the scope of the challenge to
effective curtailment of civil in American cities. Increased
accordingly. Conditions which require specialized
tactics. Conventionally trained and equipped
police control an emergency situation. The team can,
as the incidence of urban violence increased,
the threat infiltrate an area, attack an objective, or is the
protection of innocent citizens while defend a position
depending on its particular obvious that the need existed to
develop the metropolitan areas. Forced police
into crowd unit. Committed to the control of tactical
during the late 1960s. Riots in major perpetrators of crimes or
Minimally prepared. The emergence officer.
The SWAT concept allows the merger of the tactical problems
facing police agencies department operations,
presented a further capability to
successfully combat urban control situations, for which
they found undertaking
measures to apprehend the the escalation of violence
in our cities during police and
military strategies under those, the same.
Period was the appearance of the of the sniper as a threat to police
and fire violence. The department formulated a
with which it can contain. And
organizations has become a reality.
It was disorders. A still more volatile
symptom of of urban guerrilla warfare by certain militant.