Wives Criticize Plan that Would Bring More Women on SWAT Team

Changes to the demanding admissions tests for the Los Angeles Police Department's SWAT team that could make the elite unit more accessible to women have caused an uproar among some current officers — and their wives. L.A.P.D. Chief William Bratton recently told reporters that he would like to see women "in every part" of the department, including the famed Special Weapons and Tactics Team, which has never had a woman in its ranks. But a review panel's proposal to do so by making some of...Full Story
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