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Doctors train as S.W.A.T. officers

Serving your community means different things to different people, for two doctors 'giving back' means gearing up.

Every two weeks the members of the SWAT team train. And right in the middle there are two members of the police department who double as doctors.
Dr. Spencer Guinn says "Our primary job is once we get inside is to protect the patient."

And that's why these men train as cops, not doctors. No special treatment.

Dr Shane Speights says, "I have to do it as good as they do. I have to shoot as good as they do. I have to be able to run.  I have to be in as good as shape as they are. I  don't want to let the team down."

They go in like cops and shoot like cops. To their team members they are cops. Cops who are armed with knowledge that can protect the team as well as the M16s they fire.

In some training sessions The SWAT Docs train the other officers on how to save a life when a scenario goes bad.
     
They take them through drills. Assuming they need to go in and rescue and injured victim,  even if the victim is one of their own.

Why do they do it?  A need to help protect their community, camaraderie, and don't let them fool you, it can be exciting.
A group of men in black where other than a patch it's hard to tell them from the full time officers. That's the way the SWAT team, and the SWAT docs want it.
 

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