Of Downriver police agencies, Taylor P.D. has the largest number of
trained SWAT members assigned to the Downriver SWAT team. The mission
of the S.W.A.T. team is to provide the department and the community with
a means to contain or resolve high-risk situations involving armed
subjects, hostage situations, snipers or ambushes.
All team members are permanently assigned to other units within the
police department and are activated as a team or unit as needed. Every
S.W.A.T. team member has received advanced training in specialized
weapons and tactics enabling them to function as a team in resolving
high stress incidents.