With battering rams and flash-bang grenades, SWAT teams fuel the risk of violence as they forcibly enter suspects’ homes. Five months and 85 miles apart, two cases took starkly divergent legal paths.
"Murder or Self-Defense if Officer Is Killed in Raid?" is from the March 19, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Kevin Sack and narrated by Caroline Miller.