BRPD SWAT takes fifth place in competition

Source: Baton Rouge Police Department
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Members of the Baton Rouge Police Department SWAT Team recently showed off their skills in a competition held in Texas.

BRPD SWAT officers finished in 5th place overall and 3rd place in the pistol shooting event.

A total of 24 teams competed in the 2013 Texas Tactical Police Officers Association SWAT Competition.

It was held October 25 through 27 in Houston.

The competition featured teams from Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Florida.

It was hosted by the Houston Police Department.

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