Ever wonder what a training exercise is like for the Oklahoma Swat Team? Earlier today, @OKCoSheriff took us on a virtual ride along.
Here are the tweets from the event.
09:18: Hanging out with #OkSWAT this morning let’s see how this goes.
09:31: Prepping for a training exercise.
09:40: Several agencies from around the metro are training together. pic.twitter.com/QzNlWBXfvz
09:43: Suspect with gun scenario.
09:48: All sorts of scenarios are underway. Several deputies are trainers. vine.co/v/h6uLOdJpraw
09:53: About to make entry for hostage scenario. pic.twitter.com/oOxELdZw9C
09:58: SWAT members have to make split second decisions. vine.co/v/h6zu9Vi5LYx
10:11: Our Bomb Squad works and trains with OkSWAT . pic.twitter.com/X8XTbC3rQ8
10:14: Going to take a little break from OkSWAT will start up again after lunch…see you then.
10:38: Standoff scenario.
13:43: Teams are taking positions to deal w/ hostage standoff scenario. pic.twitter.com/6GPRKdX7SJ
13:47: OkSWAT sharpshooter. Scenario has a suspect who is holding 2 hostages.
13:52: Bomb robot being deployed for standoff training exercise.
13:57: Bomb robot about to make a delivery for this OkSWAT training. vine.co/v/h6a09OMrUV7
14:03: Bomb tech operating the robot for this exercise. Takes a lot of personnel with special skills for successful OkSWAT
14:10: OkSWAT training.
14:21: Negotiators are key to standoff incidents. They are participating in OkSWAT exercise. pic.twitter.com/VdVOglUHib
14:25: Tactical Bearcat rolling in to assist with OkSWAT training standoff scenario. vine.co/v/h6WaAuHKTn7
14:37: 12:37: Run! Hostage made it out. vine.co/v/h6WmdxnLjJh
14:42: That will wrap up our OkSWAT “live-tweet” for today. We will continue Friday morning the final day of training.
Check back for Part Two of the OK-Swat Training Exercise.