Miami-Dade police train for hostage situations

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade police held a special training day, Wednesday.

The Miami-Dade Police Department’s Special Response Team and Rapid Deployment Force rappelled from their chopper onto a rooftop in full gear.

The Special Response Team swept the building, simulating a hostage standoff.

The unit specializes in high-risk operations.

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