First phase of SWAT training concludes

The twenty-seven members of the newly formed Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) were yesterday charged to be a “special unit” by Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell.

“Nobody must speak about this unit as a unit committing heinous things. This unit must be above par and it must be professional,” he told a gathering at the Police Training Centre, Eve Leary for the Graduation Ceremony for the first phase of training for the members. They were trained by Dallas Stedd of The Emergence Group (TEG) from the United States.

Last year, a contract was signed between the Ministry of Home Affairs and TEG to the tune of US$796,987 (S163m) to establish the unit …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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