Swat: Special Weapons and Tactics
SWAT: Special Weapons and Tactics will introduce readers to challenging content related to the job duties required of our elite police and military forces. This 32-page title helps build reading comprehension skills with engaging visual aids, interesting informational sidebars, before- and after-reading activities, and more. With vivid photos and engaging text, the titles in the Emergency Response series offer high-interest topics for students in grades 4-8. Readers will understand the dedication, expertise, and risks undertaken by the brave individuals who protect our U.S. citizens at home. Readers will discover the historical aspects of each job through timelines and gain reading comprehension skills with before- and after-reading activities, and more.
From the Back Cover A SWAT team is called in when criminal emergencies become too dangerous for regular police officers. Although most SWAT team members are police officers, they are trained in the use of powerful firearms and military tactics, and they are only called upon