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SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics):


SWAT Team Photograph

The S.W.A.T. Team is a highly trained and motivated unit of officers who excel at performing very specialized missions. The team has 18 members, each possessing experience in a variety of skills. When members utilize those skills within a team concept, missions are completed thoroughly and safely.

Those missions include, but are not limited to:

  • High Risk Warrant Service
  • Hostage Situation
  • Barricaded Subjects
  • Dignitary Protection
  • Buy-Bust Operations

It is the team’s primary objective to ensure the safety of all persons involved in any mission which the S.W.A.T. Team is deployed on. Concern for public safety, as well as the team's safety, cannot be stressed enough as the S.W.A.T. Team accomplishes a mission.

"Strength and Honor"

Contact Title Telephone Email
Lt. Bill Burns Lieutenant (719) 520-7170 Lt. Bill Burns
Sgt. John David Sergeant (719) 520-7349 Sgt. John David
Sgt. Bob Donels Sergeant (719) 520-7270 Sgt. Bob Donels

To find out more about Special Operations, click on any of the links located below.

Special Operations – Sections & Units

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27 East Vermijo Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO. 80903


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Colorado Springs, CO. 80903

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2739 East Las Vegas
Colorado Springs, CO. 80906



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