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Atlantic County Regional SWAT patch

The Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) is responsible for the resolution of situations requiring extraordinary police actions, tactics, or equipment.  The demonstrated goal of the team is to resolve situations while limiting hazards to citizens and police personnel.  The team's activities include, but are not limited to, the following missions: drug raids, high risk warrant service, barricaded suspects, hostage situations, armed stakeout, dignitary protection, tactical operations, crowd control duties, and any other specialized operation the team may be called upon to handle.  They also work closely with the Hostage Crisis Negotiation Team members.