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SWAT

Duties

  • Specialized Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams are equipped with specialized firearms and equipment including heavy body armor, ballistic shields, entry tools, advanced night vision optics, and surveillance equipment for covertly determining the positions of hostages, hostage takers, or barricaded persons inside enclosed structures.
  • SWAT teams are specially trained to deploy against threats and situations beyond the capabilities of ordinary police units that are deemed “high risk”.