SWAT squad

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Noun1.SWAT squad - a squad of policemen who have been trained to deal with violent and dangerous situationsSWAT squad - a squad of policemen who have been trained to deal with violent and dangerous situations
police squad, squad - a small squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime
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PROFESSOR Green has revealed an arrest by Scotland Yard's swat squad shocked him into walking away from a life of crime.
It works like this: the shopper takes his or her basket to the unmanned checkout, scans in each item's barcode and places the items in a plastic bag, which sits on a sensor pad and can only be safely removed without security alarms calling in a Swat squad once payment is made.
The doors burst open and I half expected to see an entire Swat squad burst into action.
Suffice to say, I have moved back to my mum and dad's along with my extended family, while a wonderful (and fast) swat squad of painters try and turn my pit into a palace.
Gephardt triggered the White House SWAT squad with a single speech on December 2 at Harvard.
The only part which slightly bothered me was why it took a heavily armed swat squad to arrest Mrs Darwin when she flew back to Blighty.
While Playing With Fire and the paperback, Losing You, jostle for shelpace, the Lucinda Edmonds swat squad have been combing the bookshops and placing large amounts of the books face-out over the top of Catherine Cookson and Penny Vincenzi.
It was the Philadelphia SWAT squad that burned down a city block in 1985 after dropping a firebomb on the headquarters of MOVE, a nettlesome political sect.
The Yard's entire SWAT squad - more than 100 officers - were deployed inm the ambush.
Although the carnage on the Parade and at the homes of the Gordons, Murrays and Corkhills looks like a make-over swat squad from Changing Rooms has just passed through, that's nothing compared to the devastation in people's lives.
A special police SWAT squad stormed the house and arrested a suspect after a 90-minute siege.