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The Stearns and Benton County SWAT team practice entering a home during training. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
The Stearns and Benton County SWAT team practice entering a home during training. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Behind the Scenes: Storming A House With The Stearns/Benton County SWAT Team [VIDEO]

This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we gear up and storm a house with the Stearns and Benton County SWAT Team. For the Stearns and Benton County SWAT Team practice makes perfect.

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Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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SWAT Team to Hold Training Exercise in Sauk Rapids

The Stearns and Benton County SWAT team will be holding training drills tomorrow (Wednesday). The training will be held at 200 8th Avenue North in Sauk Rapids.

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SWAT Team and Helicopter Called Out After Report of Suicidal Man With Rifle

A State Patrol Helicopter and area SWAT team were called out Friday morning in Benton County, after a report of a suicidal man with a rifle. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at about 1:00 a.m. at a home on 85th Avenue Northeast in Gilmanton Township.

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Mark Flores (Photo: Morrison County Jail)
Mark Flores (Photo: Morrison County Jail)
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Texas Man With Multiple Felony Warrants Arrested In Buckman

A man with multiple felony warrants was arrested in Buckman last night (Wednesday). The incident happened just after 10:00 p.m. at 26935 93rd Street in Buckman. Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen says they received a report of an unwanted man making threatening comments who was inside the home with a long gun.

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Man Dies In St. Anthony Officer-Involved Shooting

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead at a trailer park in St. Anthony Village.

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SWAT Team Responds to Shots Fired in Red Lake

A SWAT team and other law enforcement officials have responded to a report of shots fired at the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northwestern Minnesota.

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St. Cloud’s SWAT Team Helps Aid Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department Execute Warrant in Robbery Investigation

The St. Cloud Police Department's SWAT Team helped the Sherburne County Sheriff's Department in executing a search warrant at a home in the 1400 Block of 10th Avenue South in St. Cloud.

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Police Chief Blair Anderson checking out the MRAP, Photo by WJON's Jim Maurice
Police Chief Blair Anderson checking out the MRAP, Photo by WJON's Jim Maurice
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St. Cloud Police Department Rolls Out New Crime Fighting Weapon [AUDIO]

The St. Cloud Police Department's SWAT team unveiled their new armored vehicle this (Monday) morning. The MRAP, which stands for Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected, comes from the Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department.

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St. Cloud SWAT Team Takes Bronze Medal at World Games

Members of the St. Cloud Police Department's SWAT team are coming home from the World Police Fire Games in Belfast, Northern Ireland with a bronze medal.

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New Minnesota Law Cracks Down on 911 ‘Swatting’

Pranksters who dial 911 without a real emergency to report face stiffer penalties under a Minnesota law hitting the books this week.

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