Some cops are way out of control. Mother Tased, Arrested in Front of Kids After Traffic Stop I've also learned from Radley Balko that SWAT no-knock raids regularly shoot the dogs on the premises. SOP. Bastards. Can't we just end the drug war? No-knock raids are un-American, and should be reserved only for special circumstances. But with all that military hardware often donated to PDs, why not use them every now and again? The guys like to go black ops. It's just the regular folk who sometimes suffer. Anyone who kills my golden retriever and black lab...I'd better not go there.