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Special Weapons And Tactics (S.W.A.T.)
Special Weapons And Tactics (S.W.A.T.)

Special Weapons And Tactics (S.W.A.T.)

The Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) team is used to resolve situations that require special tactics and weaponry not normally available to uniformed patrol deputies.

Incidents handled by the team include:

  • Barricaded gunmen
  • Hostage situations
  • High-risk arrest
  • Search warrants
  • Dignitary protection
  • Major civil disturbances

The 38-member team, operating under the supervision of Commander Lance Enholm, is a multi-agency resource with personnel from the Sheriff’s Office, Lafayette Police Department, Louisville Police Department, and Erie Police Department serving on it, and is available for deployment throughout the County.

The team is comprised of:

  • Tactical Operators
  • Medics
  • Negotiators
  • Video specialists
  • Communications specialists

Participation in the SWAT team is a collateral duty for all of the deputies and officers involved.

Contact Us

Sheriff's Office

Main: 303-441-3600
Alternate: 303-441-4444
Fax: 303-441-4739


Sheriff's Headquarters
5600 Flatiron Parkway
Boulder, CO 80301
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Head Quarters Lobby Hours:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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