the right people are still there.
Although the address matched the search warrant, the police had missed
the fact that the intended suspects had already moved out and new residents now lived there.
And, just to make the PR aspect SO much better,
Finally, when the police determined they had made a mistake, they gave
the three victims a bottle of water and told them to go back inside.
No apologies were offered.
Because something like "Gentlemen, a mistake was made here and you have our apologies" is just too, common for operators like these. Or something.