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SWAT officers patrol a Sunnyvale neighborhood during the search for the gunman in the Cupertino cement plant shooting, October 6, 2011. (CBS)

California Lawmakers Set Sights On ‘Swatting’ Ban

California lawmakers are taking aim at the practice of “swatting,” which has sent police on fake emergency calls to the homes of Tom Cruise and other stars.

01/24/2013

Police Sirens

Chain-Swinging Man Subdued By SWAT Team After 5-Hour Modesto Standoff

A chain-swinging man apparently under the influence of drugs has been subdued by a SWAT team after a nearly five-hour standoff in a gas station convenience store.

01/07/2013

Marijuana, pot

Santa Rosa Police Seize 6 Pounds Of Pot After 2-Month Investigation

Santa Rosa police seized 6 pounds of marijuana and items indicative of selling controlled substances after a 2-month long investigation.

11/17/2012

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

SWAT Raid Leads To Cocaine, 5 Pounds Of Marijuana In Santa Rosa; 2 Arrested

A police SWAT team executed a search warrant that led to the arrest of two men in connection to possession of cocaine and sale of marijuana early Thursday morning in Santa Rosa, police said.

11/09/2012

SWAT officers move in on an apartment in the 200 block of Bush St. in Mountain View, November 7, 2012. (Mountain View Police Dept.)

SWAT Officers Serve Drug Warrants At Mountain View Apartments

Law enforcement officials have arrested three people Thursday and expect to arrest more at two Mountain View apartment complexes where police say they have found a drug lab, drugs and guns.

11/08/2012

Police outside a home on East 20th Ave. and 13th St. in Oakland, October 23, 2012. (CBS)

SWAT Raid Leads To 4 Arrests In Connection With Oakland Murder

Four people were arrested when warrants were served at four locations in Oakland Tuesday morning as part of an investigation into a January murder, a police sergeant said.

10/23/2012

Police Sirens

SWAT Team, FBI Arrest Man In Newark Home

Police SWAT teams and the FBI arrested a man at a home in Newark Friday afternoon, according to Newark police and FBI officials.

10/20/2012

Newark Motel 6

Suspect Holed Up In Newark Motel Apprehended With SWAT Help

SWAT teams from Newark and Union City were called to a Newark hotel Sunday to help apprehend a wanted suspect, according to police.

09/16/2012

Security camera images of the armed robbery suspect. (Redwood City Police Dept.)

Robbery Suspect Arrested After Daylong Standoff At Peninsula Home

A man suspected in several armed robberies in San Mateo County was arrested in front of a North Fair Oaks home following a daylong standoff Thursday.

08/16/2012

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SWAT Team Responds To Home Near Santa Rosa

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s SWAT team is trying to make contact with a person suspected of firing a gun inside a residence south of Santa Rosa Thursday night, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

07/26/2012

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