Oakland SWAT team takes second at Urban Shield
The 48-hour continuous competition was held at dozens of sites around the Bay Area from Oct. 15-18
By Harry Harris
OAKLAND — An Oakland police SWAT team finished second in a prestigious, internationally known training competition this past weekend, losing out to a group of Israeli police but beating more than two dozen other Bay Area law enforcement agencies that participated.
The event was the fourth annual Urban Shield Training Exercise, a 48-hour continuous competition held at dozens of sites around the Bay Area from Oct. 15-18. Oakland won the competition last year.
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