Between Medicaid, Medicare, and other public programs, the federal government is by far the largest single U.S. insurer, covering 120 million Americans. The federal government has given them the expectation of care when and where they need it. But coverage does not lead to that happy result. In fact, as coverage has increased, care has gone down--the seesaw effect.
Police officers deal with in-progress calls all the time, it is the job. It can be dangerous. But, what is the justification for a military-style assault on home in a residential community? Surely our officers are not so risk averse as to feel they need a SWAT team to handle this type of call.