Started in 1979, the team has been utilized to resolve several barricaded
gunman/hostage situations, search for escaped prisoners being held on murder
and other violent felony charges, provide VIP security protection for visiting
government officials. On one occasion, they were called out to rescue two
police officers wounded and pinned down by gunfire from a military-trained
sniper during an ambush.
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If you are interested in becoming a S.W.A.T. sponsor, please send an
email to Sergeant David Wolf at WolfDave@co.kane.il.us.