SWAT

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis SWAT Storms Into Wrong Home

A lawsuit against the city’s SWAT unit claims they had a warrant, but not for the house they burst into.

06/25/2015

Photo: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images

Lawsuit: St. Louis County Police Wrongly Killed Dog

An officer unjustifiably killed a 4-year-old pit bull in April of last year while storming a house to search for possible housing code violations.

06/05/2015

Photo: KMOX files

Burglary Suspect Arrested After Four-Hour Standoff

Police arrest a burglary suspect after a four-hour standoff.

07/26/2013

Armed Intruder Drill at Forest Park Community College (KMOX/ Brian Kelly)

SWAT Members Practice Armed Intruder Drill at Forest Park Community College

Campus Police Chief Richard Branahan told KMOX that in their four years of doing the drills, his officers have learned cooperation is vital.

03/13/2013

KMOX Breaking News

Update: Suicidal Armed Man In Custody

Parkway South High School, Southwest Middle School, Wren Hollow Elementary and Hanna Woods Elementary are currently not letting anyone leave or enter the schools as a precaution.

12/17/2012

61 year old Richard Heeter, who was shot by police after attacking SWAT officers

St. Charles Co. Shooting Suspect Killed by Police

Multiple police officers were injured in an encounter at a St. Charles County house.

07/25/2012

Motel 6 So. Co.

UPDATE: Standoff At South St. Louis County Motel Over

Police attempted to arrest the suspect. He refused to come out,

05/24/2012

Gun, silencer, Getty Igames, Ethan Miller

Illinois SWAT Gets OK on Silencers

The silencer is designed to give police special operations teams the advantage if they find themselves in a fire fight .

02/09/2012

Raid

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Columbia SWAT

Jonathan Whitworth, his wife and son sued 12 Columbia police officers involved in the 2010 raid at the Whitworths’ home. Two of the family’s dogs were shot, killing one.

11/22/2011

SWAT Drill

SWAT Teams Drill Downtown, Still Face Communication Issues

Inter-agency communication improving, but not complete

11/18/2011

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