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Walton Co. Sheriff's Office Swat Team

The nearly weeklong Midland City Hostage standoff will be used as a training tool in the weeks and months to come.

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The Walton County Sheriff's Office SWAT team has been involved in several standoffs with suspects in just the last few months. Its commander says practice helps perfect their skills.
The Walton County Sheriff's Office SWAT team performs an active shooter drill. The nearly weeklong standoff in Midland City is expected to be analyzed by experts and used by agencies nationwide as a training tool in the event of a similar incident. No two hostage situations are ever the same…


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