Special Weapons & Tactics (SWAT) Team

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, is comprised of sergeants, detectives and deputies from different divisions within the Sheriff’s Office.  The SWAT Team umbrella consists of SWAT Operators, HNT/CNT Negotiators and Tactical Dispatch.  The goal of the SWAT Team is to handle situations that exceed the capabilities of patrol due to specialized training or the use of specialized equipment.  The SWAT Team plans and serves high-risk search and arrest warrants, barricaded subjects, hostage rescue, and a variety of other high-risk low frequency situations.