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Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit

tactical officers in uniform photoThe Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit is a team of highly trained officers tasked with the safe remedy of hostage situations, barricaded suspects and sniper incidents. It also provides dignitary protection and the processing of high-risk arrest and search warrants. Each officer assigned to this unit is required to pass a rigorous physical fitness test and demonstrate firearm proficiency under stressful conditions. The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit  is supported by three specialized details: