LA police officials plan new strategies for 'swatting'

In a bid to beat the pranksters, top cops are now training officers to be more aware of 'swatting'

WENN Entertainment News Wire Service

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police chiefs have come up with a new system of responding to celebrity-related hoax calls following a string of 'swatting' alerts.

Tom Cruise, Ashton Kutcher, Chris Brown and Kim Kardashian's parents have all fallen victims to Hollywood's latest naughty craze, which has cost the Los Angeles Police Department dearly.

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