New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Regional Bomb Squad and SWAT Team train in Eddy County


September 27, 2021

Courtesy of Vanessa Richter

Bomb squad and SWAT team members trained together at this farm north of New Rockford.

On Tuesday, Sept. 14, nearly 30 members of the Grand Forks Regional Bomb Squad and SWAT team descended on a farm just north of New Rockford.

 For roughly five hours, the two teams worked together to tackle a mock hostage situation, part of their most recent training exercise.

 "We were working on hostage rescue operations, so we used explosive breaching to enter the house and the SWAT te...

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