posted on May, 6 2013 @ 10:39 AM
reply to post by 727Sky
Oh, absolutely. To add to the picture for that, we had a drug raid on my street with a neighboring house a few years ago. I couldn't believe it. I'm
in a 100% residential, single family home and middle class type neighborhood for blocks around...to give a picture of the setting here. Well, here
comes the SWAT team stacked and moving from both sides of the guys house, to converge on the front door and kick their way through. You know what
scared me though?? It's not the fact they did a raid or the number they used for one guy. It's what they did it with.
They were ALL carrying M-4 rifles! In a Residential area! These are post World War II boom homes. Late 40's early 50's construction. Those .223
rounds would go stem to stern and into the rooms of a neighboring house, if it didn't hit a stud on the way through!
I recall just yelling to my wife to get our son, get in the bathtub and stay there until she heard me say otherwise. That was about the safest place
if the Rambo wanna-be's actually USED the long guns they were carrying. Idiots! A good % of the big city departments (and ours used a big city budget
to kit out their warrant squads and SWAT) have MP-5 in 9mm - .45 for such occasions, so they can fire their weapons without killing a kid in a
Add no knock? Well, they've created a combat situation going through the door with people inside to have no clear idea what is happening in the first
seconds ..except they are under assault by someone