July 18, 2024 3:52 pm

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Swatting incidents surge as a means to threaten journalists and public officials

Swatting

Swatting incidents, targeting public officials nationwide, are on the rise exhausting first responder resources and leaving their victims feeling threatened and harassed. Swatting is both a state and federal crime. Swatting is a criminal harassment act of deceiving an emergency service—usually law enforcement—into sending a police or emergency service response team to another person’s address with […]

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