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Andover Teen Pleads in SWATing Case

Essex County DA's Office
An Andover, Massachusetts 17 year old has pleaded guilty after being tried for a number of SWATing incidents across the country. After an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security, the Joint Terrorism Task Force, and multiple State Police agencies. The teen is accused of leading...
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MA Rep Introduces Anti-SWATing Bill

Massachusetts Representative Katherine Clark has introduced a bill aimed at toughening the federal penalties for SWATing incidents. In her press release Clark sites an incident when a 10 year old became a victim when a SWAT team was called to his home in a hoax. The FBI reportedly...
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Silent Call Helps in Home Invasion

MA Silent Call Procedure
12 year old Waltham, Massachusetts resident Luke Fournier dialed 9-1-1 from a bedroom closet when he head someone break into his home. Fournier was home alone when a man broke into his house and he called for help. The dispatcher at the Waltham Police, Tom Deptula, used the...
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