'Swatting' Calls Put Communities At Risk

Apr 1, 2013
Originally published on April 1, 2013 5:01 am

Law enforcement officers across the country have been responding to a wave of high-profile "swatting" events. The prank involves someone calling 911, detailing a major crime that forces a response by a SWAT team. The emergencies are fake but the hoaxes have serious consequences.