The Special Weapons and Tactics Unit or (S.W.A.T.) Team is comprised of 20 members. These team members are assigned to one of two team elements - Entry or Sniper. The Entry element is the larger of the two with it's members being trained in close quarters combat, breaching techniques, target analysis and dignitary protection. Officers assigned to the Sniper element are trained in precision rifle marksmanship and have demonstrated their abilities by winning numerous state and national competitions.