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Lake in the Hills police cancel SWAT training scheduled for Wednesday

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and Lake in the Hills Police Department have canceled SWAT training that was scheduled to take place Wednesday at a vacant village-owned building.

Lake in the Hills police said Monday that the training was canceled because the funeral for fallen McHenry County Sheriff's Deputy Jacob Keltner is set that day.

Keltner was shot and killed Thursday while trying to serve a warrant to a known fugitive in Rockford.

A SWAT team is composed of members from several local police departments and is activated to assist agencies during high-risk situations outside normal police procedures, such as barricaded suspects, hostage rescue, active shooters and high-risk search or arrest warrants.

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