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Absolutely. As we develop the tactical situation we are always determining the articulable facts to justify the tactics were are planning and employing. Unless we have an an emergency entry based suspect actions we are planning our operation with tactics that are court defensible based on articulable facts. The Incident Commander will make his decision to allow planned actions of the SWAT team based on the articulable facts I used to justify the tactics that I recommend. For the most part, the actions recommended by the SWAT Commander are approved by the Incident Commander.
- This reply was modified 2 years ago by Jeffrey Brown.