The Special Weapons and Tactics Team is an all-volunteer, part-time unit comprised of members of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Enforcement Branch. All members maintain full time positions in various areas throughout the Sheriff’s Office to include: warrants, patrol, investigations, training, and other areas.
The SWAT team is used for high-risk search warrants, hostage situations, and barricade suspect incidents. Members must maintain a level of readiness and must be prepared for a call out at any time. All members must qualify with every type of weapon and tool used by the SWAT team.
The majority of the special weapons and equipment have been purchased through drug seized money and grants.