Special Weapons & Tactics (S.W.A.T.) Unit

The purpose of the Special Weapons and Tactics unit (S.W.A.T.) is to complement the Department's total service program by providing for the deployment and use of specialized equipment and tactics when necessary to contend with unusual and high-risk situations that cannot be effectively handled by normal operations. This unit will provide efficient and effective law enforcement service to the community by providing highly trained and motivated personnel schooled in the use and deployment of special weaponry and advanced tactics.