Special equipment gives Sioux City's SWAT team advantages when on scene

Police officers have an array of equipment at their disposal, from hand guns, tasers, to body armor.

Most residents of Sioux City know our police department has its own SWAT or Special Weapons and Tactics Division.

So what tools do these highly trained officers posses? Siouxland News reporter Derek Krayenhagen tells us exactly the answer to that question in this feature about the men and women who get called when the Sioux City Police Department needs help.

These trained officers take every opportunity to use every piece of equipment that they can to keep people safe when out on a scene.

Due to there special equipment and years of training these men and women are a vital piece to what Chief Rex Mueller has at his disposal when it comes to resolving situations.

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