Originally posted by 911stinks
State of Emergency now declared in LA. opening situation up for troop occupation, and military participation. Their saying their going to disperse chemicals from aircraft.
SWAT duties include:
* Hostage rescue.
* Crime suppression.
* Riot control.
* Perimeter security against snipers for visiting dignitaries.
* Providing superior assault firepower in certain situations, e.g. barricaded suspects.
* Rescuing officers and citizens captured or endangered by gunfire.
* Countering terrorist operations in cities.
* Resolving high-risk situations with a minimum loss of life, injury, or property damage.
* Resolving situations involving barricaded subjects (specifically covered by a Hostage Barricade Team).
* Stabilizing situations involving high-risk suicidal subjects.
* Providing assistance on drug raids, arrest warrants, and search warrants.
* Providing additional security at special events.
* Stabilizing dangerous situations dealing with violent criminals (such as rapists, serial killers or gangs).
* Armed patrols
Originally posted by jazz10
reply to post by MotherofBlessings
Thanks for that, so basically im not missing anything?If what im reading is right? then there is no reason why they would be there unless its one of the above involved?