Richard Conklin said the department’s Special Response Team (SWAT) has used drones in some … and half the weight of a gallon of water. Police found the suspects with traditional policing tools: sniffing dogs, a patrol boat and thermal-imaging devices. Link.

PERU – A woman who fled to Peru Wednesday told police her boyfriend had beat her earlier in the day and then threatened to kill her, her dog and her entire family before he was apprehended by a SWAT team in Lake County. Peru police were dispatched around … Link.

Bronx had served in the patrol division and the SWAT team since 2014 and was trained in … “He’s a well rounded dog and is a great asset to the police department.” Kroeker said Bronx trained for two and a half months before his deployment, but it didn … Link.

The call was a case of “swatting,” in which a person makes up a false report to get a SWAT team to descend on an address. Police shot 28-year-old Andrew … along with threats to destroy her home and dogs. He was ordered to move out of the house they … Link.