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Records show drugs were the number one reason the NEMLEC SWAT team deployed over a two year period

Read the Intercept on what we uncovered after suing a Massachusetts SWAT team for records:

Extensive records from SWAT team raids in northeastern Massachusetts released today by the American Civil Liberties Union corroborate what police reform advocates have long insisted: that “Special Weapons And Tactics” units spend a majority of their time responding to low-risk situations that do not require SWAT’s quasi-military approach.

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