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Houston Police To Stop “No Knock” Warrants After Deadly Raid

(Houston, TX-AP) — Houston’s police chief says they’ll no long serve “no knock” search warrants after a married couple was killed in a botched raid. Police Chief Art Acevedo said during a town hall meeting Monday that no-knock warrants are “going to go away,” and will not be used to nab people suspected of using a small amount of drugs.

An informant had reportedly told police the couple’s house was being used for heroin dealing. Police found only a small amount of marijuana and cocaine during the late January raid. The couple was killed in the raid, and five officers were wounded