Video: SWAT teams practice sniper response at Camping World Stadium
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Video: SWAT teams practice sniper response at Camping World Stadium


POLICE FIRED SHOTS AT THE CAMPING WORLD STADIUM TODAY. IT IS THE FIRST TIME THEY HAD TRAINING. IT WAS SPECIAL TRAINING TO PREPARE THEM FOR ATTACKS. WE WERE LIVE AT THE STADIUM. INSTRUCTORS TOLD YOU THIS IS THE FIRST TIME SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAS HAPPENED. Reporter: TRAINERS TOLD ME IT TOOK YEARS FOR THEM TO FIND A STADIUM LIKE THIS ONE THAT WOULD ALLOW THEM TO HAVE SNIPERS INSIDE FIRING THEIR WEAPONS. THEY SAID THIS TRAINING IS TO HELP FOUR BIG CROWD SITUATIONS. IT ALSO HELPS WITH CAUSES LIKE THEY DEALT WITH ON MONDAY. THE SEATS WERE EMPTY. 22 SNIPERS WERE TRAINING AS IF THE STANDS WERE FULL. DATE LISTENED TO CALLS TO TAKE OUT A SHOOTER. IN THIS SITUATION, THEY CAN MAKE MISTAKES, ERRORS THEY HOPE TO AVOID IF IT HAPPENS IN REAL LIFE. WE DEPLOY THEM ON EVERY INCIDENT WE HAVE. THEY TRAIN THREE TIMES PER MONTH. BECAUSE OF THE VENUE, AND THE FACT THEY GOT TO USE LIVE AMMUNITION, THIS WAS DIFFERENT. THEY STARTED SHOOTING AT GROUND LEVEL. THEY HAVE STARTED MAKING THEIR WAY UP AND SHOOTING ALL THE WAY UP FROM THE TOP WHERE THE THESE LIGHTS ARE. REAL BULLETS WORK CAUGHT BY THESE TRAPS. THE CAPTAIN SAYS THIS SESSION FOCUSED ON LARGE CLIENT — CROWD SITUATIONS. THEY SAID THEY CAN USE THIS TRAINING IN VARIOUS INCIDENTS. THEY GET ABOUT 12 CALLS PER YEAR. THAT MEANS EVERYONE IS ON DECK. THEY CAN ALSO USE THIS IN OTHER AREAS. THIS WAS THE LAST DAY OF TRAINING.

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