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~Special Weapons and Tactics Informations~ JcZWC

A SWAT (special weapons and tactics) team is an elite tactical unit in various law enforcement agencies. They are trained to perform high-risk operations that fall outside of the abilities of regular officers. SWAT team members' duties include: performing hostage rescues and counter-terrorism operations; serving high risk arrest and search warrants; subduing barricaded suspects; and engaging heavily-armed criminals. SWAT teams are often equipped with specialized firearms including submachine guns, assault rifles, breaching shotguns, riot control agents, stun grenades, and sniper rifles. They have specialized equipment including heavy body armor, ballistic shields, entry tools, armored vehicles, advanced night vision optics, and motion detectors for covertly determining the positions of hostages or hostage takers inside enclosed structures.

SWAT duties

SWAT duties may include:

~ Hostage rescue ~
~ Riot control ~
~ Perimeter security against snipers for visiting dignitaries ~
~ Providing superior assault firepower in certain situations, e.g. barricaded suspects ~
~ Rescuing officers or citizens endangered by gunfire ~
~ Counter-terrorist operations ~
~ Resolving high-risk situations with a minimum loss of life, injury, or property damage ~
~ Resolving situations involving barricaded subjects ~
~ Stabilizing situations involving high-risk suicidal subjects ~
~ Providing assistance on arrest warrants and search warrants ~
~ Providing additional security at special events ~
~ Special Training ~


SWAT officers are selected from volunteers within their law enforcement organization. Depending on the department's policy, officers generally have to serve a minimum tenure within the department before being able to apply for a specialist section such as SWAT. This tenure requirement is based on the fact that SWAT officers are still law enforcement officers and must have a thorough knowledge of department policies and procedures.

SWAT applicants undergo rigorous selection and training. Applicants must pass stringent physical agility, written, oral, and psychological testing to ensure they are not only fit enough but also psychologically suited for tactical operations.

Emphasis is placed on physical fitness so an officer will be able to withstand the rigors of tactical operations. After an officer has been selected, the potential member must undertake and pass numerous specialist courses that will make him a fully qualified SWAT operator. Officers are trained in marksmanship for the development of accurate shooting skills. Other training that could be given to potential members includes training in explosives, sniper-training, defensive tactics, first-aid, negotiation, rappelling and roping techniques and the use of specialized weapons and equipment. They may also be trained specifically in the handling and use of special ammunition such as bean bags, flash bang grenades, tasers, and the use of crowd control methods, and special non-lethal munitions. Of primary importance is close-quarters defensive tactics training, as this will be the primary mission upon becoming a full-time SWAT officer.

S.W.A.T Euipment

~ Body Armour ~
~ Desert Eagle ~
~ Silenced Pistol ~
~ 9mm/Colt45 ~
~ MP5/SMG ~
~ Grenades ( all grenades )

Requiremts to become SWAT

~ Being Police officer rank II or higher ~
~ Having skills in shooting ~
~ Knowing to always follow orders ~
~ Be able to handle stress situations, and not give up. ~
~ And of course, be loyal ~


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