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Independent Lens | The Rise of SWAT

The Rise of SWAT

Learn some of the astonishing statistics about the history of SWAT usage in United States police forces, from the 1960s to now, with this eye-opening animated piece based on facts relayed by experts in the Independent Lens film Peace Officer.

Premiere Date: May 8, 2016 | Runtime: 00:02:01

Season 21

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