Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In Houston, on Monday, 28 January, a no-knock search warrant resulted in the wounding of four police officers and the death of a middle-aged couple who had owned their home for 20 years.
The deaths and woundings seem to have come from the use of the no-knock warrant. There have been many problems with no-knock warrants.
Thousands of no-knock warrants are used each year.
In Milwaukee, on 6 February, a Milwaukee tactical team was serving a search warrant in an investigation of illegal drug and firearms sales.
It is unclear if the warrant was a no-knock warrant. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the warrant was announced from a loudspeaker during the attempted service of the warrant. From jsonline.com:
The Tactical Enforcement Unit arrived to search a home in the 2900 block of South 12th Street at 9:17 a.m., and three minutes later officers made contact with two people and “shots were fired,” Assistant Chief Michael Brunson Sr. told reporters earlier Wednesday.
Three law enforcement sources have told the Journal Sentinel Rittner was shot with a high-powered rifle. Two of those sources said Rittner was shot through a door.
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