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LAPD SWAT Unit Arrests At Least 7 People On Suspicion Of Drug Offenses

A Los Angeles Police Department SWAT team arrested at least seven people Friday morning on suspicion of drug offenses in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/19/2012

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Possible Hostage Situation Follows Koreatown Robbery

A possible hostage situation happened at an auto body shop in Koreatown Thursday evening during an alleged armed robbery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2012

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Report: LAPD SWAT Officers Bought Special Guns, Resold Them For Steep Profit

LAPD SWAT team officers allegedly used their status to buy specially made handguns and resell them for steep profits, according to a report that will be given to the Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday.


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Alleged Hoarder Taken Into Custody After Standoff At Long Beach Home

An apparent dispute with a code enforcement official led to a standoff on Thursday between a Long Beach resident and SWAT officers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/05/2012

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Burglary Suspect Barricades Self In Woodland Hills Home

A police SWAT team Monday surrounded a house in the Woodland Hills area where a man who may be armed was barricaded inside, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2012

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SWAT Team Called In After Firearms Stolen From Burbank Gun Store

Police believe at least one suspect may have fled with some firearms after a gun shop in Burbank was burglarized.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/24/2012

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LAPD Pays Tribute To Fallen Officers

The Los Angeles Police Department Thursday paid tribute their fallen comrades killed in the line of duty.


SWAT and two armed suspects were involved in a three-hour standoff Sunday night in Manhattan Beach. (credit: CBS)

2 Armed Suspects In Standoff With SWAT In Manhattan Beach

Two armed men are reportedly in a standoff with SWAT officers in Manhattan Beach.


Police believe they have a burglary suspect in a barricade situation Saturday. (credit: CBS)

Assault Suspect Who Barricaded Himself At 2 Locations In 2 Days Now Hospitalized

An unidentified 45-year-old man who kept police at bay for seven hours in Burbank Friday and more than 10 hours Saturday is now in a hospital after police found him unresponsive.


Authorities are searching for two men suspected of shooting their neighbors in what police believe is an ongoing dispute. (credit: CBS)

2 Suspected Of Shooting Neighbors In Ongoing Dispute Remain At Large

Police Friday were searching for two men suspected of shooting two neighbors in an ongoing dispute in Long Beach.



Anaheim Police May Have Killed Man Carrying A BB Gun

Anaheim police say they may have shot and killed a man who was carrying a BB gun.


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Murder Suspect Killed During SWAT Standoff In South LA

A murder suspect was shot and killed Wednesday night during a SWAT standoff in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/24/2011

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5 Arrested In Connection With LAPD SWAT Weapon Theft

Los Angeles police say over two dozen weapons stolen from a SWAT training facility may have been sold to criminals on the black market despite the arrests of five suspects in the case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2011

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Real-Life Examples: When the Inmates are Running the Asylum

How is that considered a success? Because the program’s director says most of those involved have histories of gun use… and this time they only used their fists.


Submachine Guns, Pistols Stolen From LAPD SWAT Training Site

Two separate investigations are underway Monday after multiple submachine guns and pistols used for SWAT training by the LAPD were found missing.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/17/2011