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The Erie County Sheriff's SWAT Team 


The Eric County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team provides an enhanced level of expertise to respond to high risk situations.  Team members are trained and equipped to respond to situations where the level of risk exceeds that of a conventional police response.  These situations include barricaded /hostage/shots fired situations; counter sniper operations, high risk warrant service; dignitary protection or other situations involving an above average risk of serious injury or death to police officers or civilians. In addition, team members are trained in land navigation and woodland search and rescue to assist in situations involving missing or lost person and to support Project Lifesaver’s electronic tracking of at-risk individuals such as Alzheimer’s patients and autistic children.