Swat Teams: Explosive Face-offs With America's Deadliest Criminals

Robert L. Snow


Swat Teams: Explosive Face-offs With America's Deadliest Criminals

Swat Teams: Explosive Face-offs With America's Deadliest Criminals

  • Title: Swat Teams: Explosive Face-offs With America's Deadliest Criminals
  • Author: Robert L. Snow
  • ISBN: 9780738202624
  • Page: 339
  • Format: Paperback



Ever since Charles Whitman gunned down over a dozen innocent people in 1966 from his perch atop the University of Texas clock tower, SWAT team has become a household word In this compelling book, police veteran Robert L Snow takes us into the midst of the nation s heroic SWAT teams, allowing us to eavesdrop on harrowing negotiations between killers and cops He gives uEver since Charles Whitman gunned down over a dozen innocent people in 1966 from his perch atop the University of Texas clock tower, SWAT team has become a household word In this compelling book, police veteran Robert L Snow takes us into the midst of the nation s heroic SWAT teams, allowing us to eavesdrop on harrowing negotiations between killers and cops He gives us a balanced look at what SWAT teams do right and what they do wrong and recommends ways to improve their tactics in future hostage situations While he gives no holds barred analyses of such dire failures as Waco, he also celebrates SWAT s greatest triumphs thousands of incidents in which no one was hurt No policeman or citizen can afford to miss this harrowing yet hopeful look at society s main weapon against sudden terror.


Recent Comments "Swat Teams: Explosive Face-offs With America's Deadliest Criminals"

This book was very fun to read. It gives you an inside look at what Swat Team members really are made of, and also gives examples of real events for each chapter. I enjoyed it!

Despite the lurid title this is a refreshingly straightforward and intelligent book about SWAT - how it started, the principles behind its operations and tactics and analyses of successful and unsuccessful operations. Every chapter starts with the obligatory 'An ordinary day in Pootle, Ill. was about to turn deadly' but once you get past that it's a fascinating read. Unsurprisingly SWAT teams are not full of maverick movie stars leaping Jon Woo style through the air with guns blazing. Capt. Snow [...]


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