Originally Posted by SP103
In Halo 3, using an Elite in Team Swat wasn't considering "cheating" either by Bungie, however it was impossible to shoot an elite in the head when your opponent was turned away from you. Bungie claimed, and claimed it wasn't an issue-yet in Halo Reach they eliminated Elites in Team Swat and only made spartans available in the game.
Playing as an elite in SWAT gave you a huge disadvantage. Once you got past lvl 30 or so you barely saw any elites.