The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Section of the Fort Worth Police Department consists of officers who are specially trained to perform high-risk operations that fall outside of the abilities of regular officers.  SWAT’s primary function is addressing special threat situations including serving high-risk search and arrest warrants, barricaded suspects, hostage rescue, counter-terrorism, and engaging heavily-armed criminals. 

The SWAT Section consists of a total of 18 members.

1 Lieutenant (Section Commander)

2 Sergeants (Section Supervisors)

2 Corporals (Team Leaders)

1 Corporal (Administrative Corporal)

12 Officers

The Fort Worth Police Department SWAT Section executes in excess of 250 tactical operations per year.