Sheriff's Office hosting annual SWAT competition - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Sheriff's Office hosting annual SWAT competition

Teams from around the state competed in the Louisiana Tactical Police Officer's Association SWAT Competition Tuesday in Lake Charles. (Lee Peck / KPLC) Teams from around the state competed in the Louisiana Tactical Police Officer's Association SWAT Competition Tuesday in Lake Charles. (Lee Peck / KPLC)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office is hosting the 17th annual Louisiana Tactical Police Officer's Association SWAT Competition.

The all-day event is being held at the Sheriff's Office Training Academy off Mallard Cove Drive.

Organizers said the event is a great way to prepare and trade tips with other SWAT officers from around the state.

KPLC's Lee Peck will have more on later editions.

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