Special Weapons & Tactics Unit

This 30-member team consists of police officers and paramedics who have received specialized training and tactical equipment. The team is on-call 24/7 and is tasked with providing a safe resolution of critical incidents, including hostage rescue, barricaded subjects, high-risk warrant execution, VIP security, and civil disorders. The team works in conjunction with members of crisis negotiations, explosive ordinance disposal, and criminal investigations.

Additional opportunities within this unit:

  •  Crisis Negotiation Team - Team members receive extensive training modeled after the FBI's Negotiation Team, including a 40-hour basic course of instruction as well as crisis management, critical incidents, stress management, and lethality instruction.