• July 29, 2014

Strategic force: Killeen SWAT team trains for trouble

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3 comments:

  • Baylor posted at 9:19 pm on Sun, Jan 27, 2013.

    Baylor Posts: 126

    This is Killeen!!!! Toned down, way down from the 70s but none the less......This is Killeen. And Killeen needs a SWAT team. And the city fathers need to support the team with more money and training!

     
  • Sheepdog57 posted at 3:18 pm on Sat, Jan 26, 2013.

    Sheepdog57 Posts: 4

    Viktor I can understand your frustration but I think you sarcasm is a bit misplaced. It's not a matter of "macho" it is a matter of thoughtful preperation. In a city the size of Killeen it would be a sign of negligence if they did not have a tactical unit such as these. When you need a team such as this, you need it badly. As a retired officer and firearms instructor, I commend the department and most especially the officers involved for expending the time and effort to make such a resource available for the safety of the citizens of the city.

     
  • Viktor posted at 2:35 pm on Sat, Jan 26, 2013.

    Viktor Posts: 316

    Cool! Macho! Neat! Whatever! Why doesn't this city spend more money on real day-to-day operations like preventing theft, burglary, domestic abuse etc? Nothing against SWAT guys but the daily police efforts to curb crime need to be stepped up in this town.