SWAT School Open to Reporters

Monday session will include rappelling, urban climbing

SWAT candidate climbs

SWAT candidate in urban climb exercise (2009).

April 22, 2012 — The Salt Lake City Police Department invites reporters to observe SWAT School training tomorrow from 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Known for its rigor and intensity, the Department’s SWAT School is hosting candidates from several law enforcement agencies throughout the week. At 4:30 p.m. tomorrow, they will learn and demonstrate the intricacies of urban climbing and rappelling at the Fire Training Tower, 1600 S. Industrial Road (1900 W)., and reporters are invited.

SLCPD SWAT School urban climbing and rappelling

SWAT candidates from multiple agencies

Monday, April 23, 2012
4:30–6:30 p.m.

Training Tower
1600 S. Industrial Road (1900 W.)
Salt Lake City, UT 84104

Contact: Reporters seeking comment tomorrow should contact the Public Information Officer at 801.799.NEWS (6397).