The Wayne County Sheriff's Office S.W.A.T. Team currently consists of 12
volunteer Deputies. These highly motivated individuals are in constant training, all the
while maintaining other full-time responsibilities with our office. There are two teams,
each consisting of 3 Entry Men, a Scout/Spotter, and a Sniper. There is also an
Intelligence/Logistics Officer and the Team Commander, Captain Billy Anderson.
All of these Officers are highly trained in defusing
volatile situations by the use of many different tactics including non-lethal solutions.
They are equipped and trained to perform missions under any conditions over land or water.
Each member has been trained by a State or Federal Certified Instructor in their
respective fields of expertise.
Arms and equipment have been purchased or provided to our
agency through Federal programs. S.W.A.T. utilizes the most modern and effective tools
available on the market today. These teams are readily prepared to make entry in any
condition or situation, in both Dynamic or Stealth modes. The S.W.A.T. Team is available
to any agency in Wayne County upon request from that agencies Director.