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Police Dept. Press Releases

Commerce City/Brighton Police Department SWAT Response

Post Date:06/11/2020 4:00 PM

On May 30th, May 31st, and June 1st, the Commerce City/Brighton Police Department combined SWAT team provided assistance to the Denver Police Department after receiving a request for mutual aide, due to protests occurring in Denver. Officers from the combined SWAT team deployed less lethal munitions during their deployment.

The following types of less lethal munitions were utilized:
• Pepperball projectiles
• 12 Gauge less lethal rounds
• 40mm Direct impact rounds
• Stingball Grenades
• CS gas

While assisting Denver Police Department the members of the combined SWAT are required to follow the policy of their home agency.

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