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5 months 3 weeks ago

SWAT situation in Cimarron Hills

UPDATE: A standoff in Cimarron Hills ended peacefully after three hours of negotiations with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to a trailer home near Terminal Avenue and Ford Street around 10:45 Sunday morning, where they found 37-year-old William Freemier armed with a shotgun threatening to...

6 months 1 week ago

Gamers use 911 to retaliate against opponents

DENVER (AP) - Authorities are increasingly concerned about a hoax in which video game players lash out at online opponents by making fake 911 calls that send SWAT teams to their homes. The practice, known as "swatting," originally targeted celebrities. Experts say it's now becoming more popular with gamers seeking...

3 years 6 months ago

Aurora SWAT officer suspected of driving drunk

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Court records show an Aurora police SWAT officer is accused of driving drunk and police say he's not on patrol pending the outcome of his criminal case and an internal department investigation. The Aurora Daily Sentinel reports that 50-year-old Christopher Gonzales was arrested on Jan....

3 years 8 months ago

Pueblo SWAT to be restructured

The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team of the Pueblo Police Department is being restructured. The size of the unit has been cut in half and those members have been selected. The team is part-time with the Officers assigned to various Divisions and Units of the Department but with...

3 years 10 months ago

Hampton South now open

Hampton South is now open. A tactical team had closed the street as they tried to arrest a fugitive. Sheriffs unit's are now clearing the area. The suspect was not located and is still at large.

4 years 6 months ago

Marijuana found growing in Colorado forest

Authorities are investigating a suspected illegal marijuana growing operation in the mountains north of Boulder. The Boulder County sheriff's office said a man fled the area when investigators arrived to do surveillance on Monday. Three SWAT teams and the U.S. Forest Service have been called in to help in...

4 years 9 months ago

SWAT officer robs bank in Minneapolis

An attorney for a Minneapolis SWAT officer who robbed a bank says the officer's life was falling apart and he was hoping to die in a confrontation with police to secure an insurance payout for his sick daughter and wife. Federal defender Andrea George says in a court document...

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